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By Bruce Rogers

"You say tuh-MAY-toe. I say tum-AH-toe."

Learn in regards to the Kanajun Langweej; discover the place abracadabra and the F-word come from; comprehend the relationship among assassins and consuming hash and what it rather capability while the media describe a political candidate as "tired."

There's most likely plenty approximately English that you just do not know: how do you pronounce schism, besides? And, in case you are speaking to an English conversing viewers is it PA-ris, or pa-REE?

Spell checkers are a convenient invention once we write, but if it involves utilizing the suitable notice and asserting it so others will comprehend, you are by yourself. and the way you assert, is usually as very important as what you are saying. we've got all cringed with embarrassment, at one time or one other, upon listening to a note incorrectly used or said - or after doing so ourselves.

Written with a Canadian English-speaking viewers in brain, you could Say That back! A enjoyable method of Sounding higher in case you Open Your Mouth to talk will educate you the way to talk correctly - no matter if you notion you already knew how - and prevent from humiliating slip ups. no less than, a verbal miscue will result in a short lived lack of credibility; at its worst, the fake pas may be occupation threatening. sturdy speech, however, establishes credibility and complements authority. This e-book may also help you sound as if you recognize what you're conversing approximately.

You Can Say That back! has a language quiz in each bankruptcy, in addition to lists of note origins, political and company phrases, activities and technological know-how bloopers, puns, limericks, and euphemisms. there is a pronunciation advisor for significant languages, and aid should you are looking to sign up for the conflict opposed to jargon, slang, and clichs. It additionally deals pointers on education and presentation for public talking, even if at a social or enterprise social gathering, or on radio or tv.

Not a dictionary, yet a set of valuable notice details, you could Say That back! is an fundamental consultant either to right utilization and pronunciation. With transparent directions, distinct lists, and sound suggestion, it's going to support the reader increase speech, sound larger, and show recommendations extra sincerely.

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First and secondary emphasis can be distinguished by single and double underlining. Phrasing breaks can be marked with diagonals ( / ) as in the Syuganov example above. And sense groupings can be shown with curved musical-phrase brackets above the line of type. Some readers, narrators, actors, and commercial announcers use symbols for breath stops or pauses, differing according to the duration of the pause: /, //, ///, or / — /. Use ellipses ( ... ) freely. Volume can be marked as in music with f, ff, fff or p, pp, ppp for forte, fortissimo, or piano or pianissimo.

Morphemes are words or combinations of sounds (sets). Syntax is patterns (phrases, clauses, sentences). 61 You Can Say That Again! The English sound-signal system uses: I i E e eu A a aw O oo u plus the following sounds: closure L M TH N Z R J-G V W air/ closure plosive/ tongue plosive/ lips air/plosive/ tongue B air/plosive/ lips P TH D T S SH J (glottal) G H F (plosion) K Read through the lists aloud and become aware of the way you make each of the sounds. Good diction is a matter of making the sound correctly so we don’t end up saying F for TH in the word with, for instance.

But they made it possible for him to bring the script and character to life. When the red ON AIR light went on, Drainie was ready, in character, intense and convincing. 8 Breathing There are two considerations in phrasing. The first is our need to breathe. The other is the importance of grouping words and sounds to convey units of sense. Marking those stops in advance helps us to read ahead. ” We automatically adjust our breathing and phrasing for sense. We should try to read about a line ahead of what we are saying.

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