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Speaking Clearly

Speaking Clearly Author Martin A. Sokoloff
ISBN-10 0072475102
Release 2002
Pages 393
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Speaking Clearly has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Speaking Clearly also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Speaking Clearly book for free.



Speaking Clearly

Speaking Clearly Author Jeffrey C. Hahner
ISBN-10 0070259194
Release 1997
Pages 407
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Designed to help students with the more difficult aspects of voice and diction, offers drills, target sounds, and familiar words in comfortable, non-embarrasing exercises which discourage failure.



Fundamentals of Voice and Articulation

Fundamentals of Voice and Articulation Author Lyle V Mayer
ISBN-10 0078036798
Release 2012-02-27
Pages 320
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For more than fifty years, Fundamentals of Voice and Articulation has helped students develop effective voice and speech habits with its amusing exercises and lively practice material.



How You Can Command Respect and Be Loved for It

How You Can Command Respect and Be Loved for It Author James Taylor
ISBN-10 9781450208413
Release 2010-01
Pages 116
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After writing 'I Want What They've Got' which gives a plan for all round self-improvement, I felt there was a need for a book which dealt more specifically with 'presence' and 'leadership', hence 'How You Can Command Respect And Be Loved For It' This book is for people who wish to become more assertive and more respected, and is full of exercises and tips to raise your social status. For example, in a conversation where you wish to impress, you probably agree a lot of the time which you know will generate rapport. If you disagree sometimes you will show that you have your own mind, and may stimulate more conversation. Agreement is compliance which generates rapport, disagreement generates status, careful balance is needed. People may bully you, using presuppositions to lower your status. Presuppositions are nasty put-downs which are hard to respond to quickly. Examples,'You know you can't do it!' or 'Do you realize you're letting the team down?' This book examines presupposition patterns with many exercises and examples, enabling you to respond to them quickly and effectively. If you wish to speak to a busy person you risk being nervous, speaking too quickly and losing status. You can make them WANT to hear your words, also you can use this 'being busy' phenomena to YOUR advantage! This book is full of exercises, tips, eye openers and social dynamics to change your life for the better, for ever.



The Voice Book

The Voice Book Author Kate DeVore
ISBN-10 9781569769812
Release 2009
Pages 208
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Written to save careers one voice at a time through scientifically proven methods and advice, this resource teaches people how to protect and improve one of their most valuable assets: their speaking voice. Simple explanations of vocal anatomy and up-to-date instruction for vocal injury prevention are accompanied by illustrations, photographs, and FAQs. An audio CD of easy-to-follow vocal-strengthening exercises—including Hum and Chew, Puppy Dog Whimper, Sirens, Lip Trills, and Tongue Twisters—is also included, along with information on breathing basics, vocal-cord vibration, and working with students who have medical complications such as asthma, acid reflux, or anxiety.



Enunciation and Articulation

Enunciation and Articulation Author Ella M. Boyce
ISBN-10 HARVARD:HWIIPA
Release 1889
Pages 88
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Enunciation and Articulation has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Enunciation and Articulation also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Enunciation and Articulation book for free.



Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900 2000

Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900 2000 Author Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.
ISBN-10 9781408177211
Release 2014-05-08
Pages 320
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Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900 � 2000 is a ground-breaking survey, tracking the advent of modern drama in Japan, India, China, Korea and Southeast Asia. It considers the shaping power of realism and naturalism, the influence of Western culture, the relationship between theatrical modernisation and social modernisation, and how theatre operates in contemporary Asian society. Organised by period, nation and region, each chapter provides: ·a historical overview of the culture; ·an outline of theatre history; ·a survey of significant playwrights, actors, directors, companies, plays and productions. With contributions from an international team of scholars, this authoritative introduction will uniquely equip students and scholars with a broad understanding of the modern theatre histories of Asia.



The Articulate Voice

The Articulate Voice Author Lynn K. Wells
ISBN-10 0205380328
Release 2004
Pages 288
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The Articulate Voice taps into the most current research to clearly and concisely deliver the basics on voice production and techniques for improving pitch, rate, volume, and quality. One reviewer praised, "This is a rare find in comparison to other voice and diction textbooks." Another calls The Articulate Voice "a model of clarity and concision."



Smart Talk

Smart Talk Author Lisa B. Marshall
ISBN-10 9781250029584
Release 2013-01-22
Pages 288
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Have you ever lost out on a promotion? Struggled with a difficult conversation? Been put on the spot and blanked? Imagine if... ...you were better at persuading others and negotiating for what you want. ...you were more fluent at introducing yourself, making conversation, and following up. ...you were better at delivering feedback, receiving criticism, and using positive language. ...you were perceived as more diplomatic and charismatic. Smart Talk applies up-to-date communication research to everyday situations and gives smart, practical, step-by-step directions to achieve results. Smart Talk is no ordinary book— it's the Swiss Army Knife of communication—a comprehensive set of tools to build strong relationships and avoid communication breakdowns. With proven strategies and practical action plans, Smart Talk will help you resolve conflicts, strengthen your natural charisma, and master the art of persuasion. Never again will you dread a holiday party or be rendered speechless at a business meeting. Backed by solid research and written in an engaging narrative style with a warm sense of humor, communication expert Lisa B. Marshall translates her wealth of experience into practical, fresh advice to help you navigate any complex situation, and achieve professional success.



How to Rap

How to Rap Author Paul Edwards
ISBN-10 9781569763773
Release 2009-12
Pages 288
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Examining the dynamics of hip-hop from every region and in every form—mainstream and underground, current and classic—this compelling how-to discusses everything from content and flow to rhythm and delivery in relation to the art and craft of rap. Compiled from the most extensive research on rapping to date, this first-of-its-kind guide delivers countless candid and exclusive insights from more than 100 of the most critically acclaimed artists in hip-hop—including Clipse, Cypress Hill, Nelly, Public Enemy, Remy Ma, Schoolly D, A Tribe Called Quest, and will.i.am—unraveling the stories behind their art and preserving a wealth of the genre’s history through the words of the legends themselves. Exhaustively detailing the many complex aspects of rapping—such as utilizing literary tools and devices to strengthen content, battling, imagery, similes, metaphors, analogies, slang, performing both live and in the studio, word play, controversial content and punchlines, and constructing beats, singles, and freestyling—with emphasis on enunciating and breathing for unique vocal style, this remarkable book will benefit beginners and pros alike with its limitless wealth of rapping lore and insight.



Make Your Voice Heard

Make Your Voice Heard Author Chuck Jones
ISBN-10 9780307875228
Release 2010-06-16
Pages 192
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• Focuses on the relationship between voice training and acting • Simple, easy-to-follow exercises to strengthen the voice in just 10 minutes per day • Revised and expanded edition includes new techniques • Replaces ISBN 0-8230-8333-0 Chuck Jones, the leading expert on using the voice to convey character, explains his groundbreaking techniques clearly and concisely in this revised edition of a classic. First, Jones examines acting basics related to the voice: being heard, character choices, and power. Then he introduces daily exercises that release, stretch, and strengthen the voice, in order to increase the actor’s expressive range. For any actor who wants to grow and develop, Make Your Voice Heard offers powerful, practical tools for connecting the voice to emotions—and using the vocal instrument to create new levels of meaning. From the Trade Paperback edition.



American Accent Training

American Accent Training Author Ann Cook
ISBN-10 1438071655
Release 2012
Pages 226
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Directed to speakers of English as a second language, a multi-media guide to pronouncing American English uses a "pure-sound" approach to speaking to help imitate the fluid ways of American speech.



Voice over Voice Actor

Voice over Voice Actor Author Yuri Lowenthal
ISBN-10 9780984074006
Release 2009
Pages 253
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Voice-Over Voice Actor is an in-depth look at the world of voice acting, and it is chock-full of hints, tips, tricks, and tools to help you find your voice, promote yourself, create a killer demo reel, nail auditions, learn what awaits you in the booth, and discover what it's like behind the mic. With anecdotes from over 20 VO professionals as well as practice copy and scripts, the book is jam-packed with facts and fun stories from working pros that will help steer you through the wild adventure that is voice-over.



Clear Speech Student s Book with Audio CD

Clear Speech Student s Book with Audio CD Author Judy B. Gilbert
ISBN-10 0521543541
Release 2005
Pages 174
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Practice exercises to be used in conjunction with the accompanying audio cd.



Accent America

Accent America Author Patrick Muñoz
ISBN-10 0692368434
Release 2015-04-01
Pages
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Accent America has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Accent America also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Accent America book for free.



Late Talking Children

Late Talking Children Author Thomas Sowell
ISBN-10 0786723653
Release 2008-08-04
Pages 192
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The painful and baffling mystery as to why some obviously bright children do not begin talking until long after the ”normal” time is explored in this book through personal experiences and the findings of scientific research. The author’s own experiences as the father of such a child led to the formation of a goup of more than fifty sets of parents of similar children. The anguish and frustration of these prents as they try to cope with children who do not talk and institutions that do not understand them is a remarkable and moving human story. Fortunately, some of these children turn out to have not only normal intelligence but even outstanding abilities, especially in highly analytical fields such as mathematics and computers. These fascinating stories of late-talking children and the remarkable families from which they come are followed by explorations of scientific research that throw light on unusual development patterns.



Writing Skills Success in 20 Minutes a Day

Writing Skills Success in 20 Minutes a Day Author Judith F. Olson
ISBN-10 1576851281
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 200
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Writing is a skill that can be acquired by mastering a few basic, yet vital steps. This book helps readers learn about problem verbs, pronoun agreement, as well as the essentials of style. Everyday examples help fine-tune writing skills as they relate to work, school, and in personal correspondence. With targeted straightforward lessons that require a minimal time commitment to complete_just 20 minutes a day_this book is a valuable resource.