‘Running speech’ is the continuous sound of spoken dialogue. Buzzing your way through several sentences of running speech will help you to monitor your breathing pattern. Keep your hand on your abdominal wall. It needs … Continue reading Vocal exercise – Speaking #2: Using the buzz in running speech
Anything you say has a pitch pattern. If you use the same pitch pattern repeatedly, it will sound monotonous and your listeners will switch off. Using different pitch patterns – known as intonation – helps … Continue reading Vocal exercise – Speaking #5: What’s your pitch pattern?