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The Articulate Voice: An Introduction to Voice and Diction (4th Edition)

 
 
 
 
The Articulate Voice: An Introduction to Voice and Diction (4th Edition)
Author: Lynn K. Wells
ISBN 13: 9780205380329
ISBN 10: 205380328
Edition: 4
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-03-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $161.80
 
 

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.”

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A textbook that assumes the active participation of an instructor in a course within a broadcasting, communications, drama, or English as a Second Language program. Focuses on General American English as an industry standard as the surest route to a job. Explains such aspects as finding the appropriate pitch and intonation, improving rhythm and rate of speech, supporting and placing the voice, and eliminating negative qualities such as breathiness or nasality. No dates are mentioned for earlier editions; the third includes new exercises and material on specialty areas. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.