Did you know that people form an instant impression of you when they hear the sound of your voice. To put your best voice forward – you can “put a smile” in your voice simply by THINKING of smiling while you are speaking. This will invite your listeners to pay attention to what you are […]
Do you hate the sound of your own voice – here’s how to love it! If you think your voice sounds shrill, nasal, or thin, you may need to adjust where your sound is resonating from. Here are a few tips: 1) Open your throat while you speak, the way singers do when they sing. […]
1. Sound enthusiastic! If you sound enthusiastic, your audience will feel the same about your remarks. 2. Express yourself with your eyes, your smile and your hands. 3. Use humour that comes naturally from the exchange.
Congratulations – you have learned to pronounce new words! But how do you remember the correct pronunciation for next time? When I was hosting the TV show ETHNICITY, I had to remember the correct pronunciation of so many names of people from so many different countries. And – I had to say them perfectly the […]
Here is one of the most useful tips for speaking English clearly – focus your pronunciation on the consonants. English depends on consonant sounds even more than vowels. So – if you learn to pronounce them correctly and make sure you don’t leave them out (especially at the end of words), you will be much […]