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The Articulate Voice An Introduction to Voice and Diction

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0205380328
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Pub. Date:
3/17/2003
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Pearson
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Summary

The Articulate Voicetaps 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 callsThe Articulate Voice"a model of clarity and concision."

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
An Introduction
1(16)
Terms
1(1)
Communication: A Discussion
1(9)
Speech As a Learned Process
6(2)
Why Change?
8(1)
Communication Tenets
9(1)
Influences on Your Voice and Speech
10(2)
Friends
10(1)
Physicality
10(1)
Psychology
10(1)
Stage Fright
11(1)
Environment
12(1)
Improving Your Voice
12(2)
What Is a Good Voice?
13(1)
Chapter One Review
14(1)
Application
15(1)
Focus Message
15(2)
Mechanisms for Speech
17(23)
Terms
17(1)
Breathing
18(2)
Phonation
20(2)
Resonation
22(3)
Articulation
25(4)
Hearing
25(1)
Vocal and Auditory Health
26(3)
Exercises
29(9)
Relaxation
30(2)
Breathing
32(6)
Chapter Two Review
38(1)
Application
38(1)
Focus Message
39(1)
Language
40(11)
Terms
40(1)
Language Defined
41(2)
Principle I
42(1)
Principle II
42(1)
History of English
43(3)
England
44(1)
United States
45(1)
Media Influences
46(1)
Language Development in the Individual
46(3)
Chapter Three Review
49(1)
Application
49(1)
Focus Message
49(2)
Pitch
51(23)
Terms
51(3)
Inflection: The Paralinguistics of Pitch
54(2)
Rising or Upward Inflection
55(1)
Falling or Downward Inflection
55(1)
Circumflex Inflection
56(1)
Step Inflection
56(1)
Intonation
56(2)
Extralinguistic Features
58(1)
Pitch Variety
58(1)
Exercises
58(14)
Inflection
65(7)
Chapter Four Review
72(1)
Application
72(1)
Focus Message
72(2)
Volume
74(18)
Terms
74(2)
The Paralinguistic Factors of Loudness
76(1)
Syllabic Stress
76(1)
Projection
77(3)
Variation
80(1)
Exercises
80(10)
General Stress Rule
80(1)
Equal Stress
81(1)
Stress in Sentences
81(1)
Projection and Support
82(5)
Variety
87(3)
Chapter Five Review
90(1)
Application
90(1)
Focus Message
90(2)
Rate/Duration
92(19)
Terms
92(2)
Speaking/Reading Rate
94(1)
Pause
94(2)
Speech Phrasing
96(2)
Variety
98(1)
Rate Assessments
99(2)
Exercises: Rate
101(8)
Chapter Six Review
109(1)
Application
109(1)
Focus Message
109(2)
Quality
111(21)
Terms
111(1)
Paralinguistics
112(1)
Extralinguistics
113(1)
Exercises: Vocal Qualities
114(16)
Excessive Nasality
114(2)
Denasality
116(2)
Breathiness
118(2)
Guttural Quality
120(1)
Stridency
121(1)
Thinness
122(1)
Hoarseness, Harshness, Raspiness
123(7)
Chapter Seven Review
130(1)
Application
130(1)
Focus Message
130(2)
Articulation
132(14)
Terms
132(1)
Definitions
133(2)
Articulation/Pronunciation
133(1)
Phonemes
133(1)
Vowels
134(1)
Diphthongs
134(1)
Consonants
134(1)
International Phonetic Alphabet
135(1)
Coarticulation
135(1)
Dialects/Individual Differences
135(2)
Program for Improvement
137(2)
Exercises: Flexibility
139(5)
Neck/Jaw
139(1)
Lips
140(1)
Tongue
141(1)
Velum
142(1)
Integration
143(1)
Chapter Eight Review
144(1)
Application
145(1)
Focus Message
145(1)
Vowels
146(37)
Terms
146(1)
Approach to Vowel Study
147(2)
Front Vowels
149(9)
[i]
149(1)
[I]
150(3)
[eI] [e]
153(1)
[epsilon;]
154(2)
[æ]
156(2)
Front Vowel Contrast Drill
158(1)
Back Vowels
159(7)
[a]
159(1)
[c]
160(2)
[oυ][o]
162(1)
[υ]
163(1)
[u]
164(2)
Back Vowel Contrast Drill
166(1)
Mid Vowels
166(7)
[∂]
167(1)
[Λ]
168(2)
[∂]
170(1)
[3]
171(2)
Diphthongs
173(4)
[aI]
173(1)
[aυ]
174(2)
[CI]
176(1)
Special Diphthong
177(1)
[Iu]
177(1)
Additional Drill
178(2)
Chapter Nine Checklist: Vowels/Diphthongs
180(1)
Chapter Nine Review
181(1)
Application
182(1)
Focus Message
182(1)
Consonants
183(67)
Terms
183(1)
Approach to Consonant Study
184(3)
Bilabial Consonants
187(9)
[p]
187(2)
[b]
189(2)
[m]
191(2)
[hw]
193(1)
[w]
194(2)
Labio-Dental Consonants
196(4)
[f]
196(1)
[v]
197(3)
Lingua-Dental Consonants
200(4)
[θ]
200(2)
[o]
202(2)
Lingua-alveolar Consonants
204(19)
[t]
204(4)
[d]
208(4)
[s]
212(4)
[z]
216(3)
[n]
219(1)
[I]
220(3)
Lingua-Palatal Consonants
223(13)
[ƒ]
223(2)
[z]
225(1)
[r]
226(4)
[tƒ]
230(2)
[dz]
232(2)
[j]
234(2)
Velar Consonants
236(7)
[k]
236(3)
[g]
239(2)
[n]
241(2)
Glottal Consonant
243(2)
[h]
243(2)
Additional Drill
245(1)
Chapter Ten Checklist: Consonants
246(2)
Chapter Ten Review
248(1)
Application
248(1)
Focus Message
249(1)
A Final Word
250(1)
APPENDIX ONE IPA Pronunciation Guides
251(2)
APPENDIX TWO 100 Commonly Mispronounced Words
253(2)
APPENDIX THREE Vocabulary Builders
255(6)
APPENDIX FOUR Sound Recognition Practice
261(3)
APPENDIX FIVE Evaluation Forms
264(17)
Chapter One Vocal Profile
264(2)
Chapter One Evaluation: Voice and Diction Overview
266(2)
Chapter Four Evaluation: Pitch
268(1)
Chapter Five Evaluation: Volume
269(2)
Chapter Six Evaluation: Rate
271(2)
Chapter Seven Evaluation: Quality
273(2)
Chapter Eight Evaluation: Articulation
275(2)
Chapter Nine Checklist: Vowels/Diphthongs
277(2)
Chapter Ten Checklist: Consonants
279(2)
Glossary 281(4)
Index 285


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