Vocal exercise – Speaking #3: Tongue twisters part 1

Vocal exercise – Speaking #3: Tongue twisters part 1

Red leather yellow leather, red lorry rellow lorr… [LAUGHS] Tongue twisters are great articulation and brain exercises. They help you coordinate your muscles of articulation and your breath. Start slowly, and then gradually speed them up until you can say them fast, three times in a row. This one targets bilabials – both lips. Purple […]

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Vocal exercise – Speaking #5: What’s your pitch pattern?

Vocal exercise – Speaking #5: What’s your pitch pattern?

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 to give different meanings to your phrase. Use a phrase that you might use in your daily routine. It could […]

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