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We can all become better speakers! I spent years as a speech therapist and happy to offer these classes! Private swell classroom code: 00UJ5T0C0O

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Speaking School Lesson 1 FINDING YOUR VOICE

@SpeakingSchool|5mo ago|4:51|

How do you feel about talking ..about your voice ? What does it feel like to speak? To hear your own voice?

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GLOTTAL FRY - WHAT IS IT? WHY ARE WE USING IT AND WHAT DOES IT DO TO OUR VOICE?

@SpeakingSchool|8mo ago|5:00|

Glottal Fry, what is it? Why are we hearing so much of it and how to get rid of it !

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CHANGE YOUR PITCH WHEN YOU SPEAK- IT NOT ONLY SOUNDS MORE INTERESTING BUT IT ADDS TO VOCAL ENDURANCE!

@SpeakingSchool|9mo ago|4:39|

Prosody, or changes in vocal pitch when we speak , is a great add on to a tired or boring voice ! Learn why !

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CONNECTING THE BREATH TO THE VOICE, SLOWING DOWN AND HOW MASK WEARING RELATES !

@SpeakingSchool|9mo ago|4:57|

it all goes back to the breath and how a good supportive breath helps slow us down. Also masks muffle us !

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USING FILLERS WHEN WE SPEAK AND MORE ON SLOWING DOWN.

@SpeakingSchool|9mo ago|4:46|

Today we consider the use of fillers in conversational speech, slowing down, & preparing for a conversation w/ n

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MORE ON SLOWING DOWN, TAKING BREATHS AND OPENING YOUR MOUTH !

@SpeakingSchool|9mo ago|4:49|

Today - habits like speaking loudly, or too quickly or not taking a breath when needed - where did we learn them?

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OPEN YOUR MOUTH WHEN YOU SPEAK!

@SpeakingSchool|9mo ago|4:52|

Opening your mouth more when you speak gives you more resonance in the Oral cavity and can give you more volume !

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Identify a voice you love and what is resonance ?

@SpeakingSchool|10mo ago|4:50|

When you ID a voice you are drawn to , see if you can name what you like about it. Also, what’s up with resonance?

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Don’t be afraid of stopping to take that breath! And pauses are A-OK!

@SpeakingSchool|10mo ago|4:36

if you find yourself rushing when you speak or swallowing your words at the end of a phrase- try breathing more!

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Breathing !! How important is a fully engaged breath in the voice ?

@SpeakingSchool|10mo ago|4:56

Think of the breath as the gasoline for the voice. Understanding the breath is integral to a strong and supple voice

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