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0072887141 image FUNDAMENTALS OF VOICE AND ARTICULATION WITH STUDENT CD-ROM, Thirteenth Edition
Author:
Lyle V. Mayer, (Emeritus) University of Colorado, Denver
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  • ISBN: 0-07-288714-1
    Description: ©2004 / 336 pages
    Publication Date: June 2003
    Overview

    Still the leading text for the course, Fundamentals of Voice and Articulation continues to engage students with amusing exercises and lively practice material.

    This edition features new drill material, new examples, and more than 100 new exercises, as well as an expanded selection of drills and problems designed for ESL students.


    New to This Edition
    • More than 100 new contemporary drill exercises throughout the text
    • Dialogue added with monologue exercises in Chapter 9
    • An expanded selection of drills and problems designed for ESL students

    Features
    • Continues to be the leading text for voice and articulation courses in departments of speech, communication, and theater.
    • Offers lively, fun exercises, illustrations, and tables that engage students and help defuse the fatigue that this practice-intensive course may bring about.
    • Covers English as a second language and regional American dialects.
    • Includes a separate chapter on diphthongs.
    • Sets specific goals and targets, then employs nontechnical, "user-friendly" language to tell readers how to reach them.
    • Features quotes and informative boxes in each chapter, and chapter-ending wrap-ups that list tips for improving one's voice.
    • Offers a companion student CD-ROM, free with every new copy of the text!

    Table of Contents
    Chapter 1. A Preview
    Chapter 2. Sound Off: The Beginnings of Voice
    Chapter 3. Put Your Best Voice Forward! Quality
    Chapter 4. Speak Up! Loudness
    Chapter 5. Articulate!
    Chapter 6. Conserve Your Consonants
    Chapter 7. Varnish Your Vowels
    Chapter 8. Discipline Your Dipthongs
    Chapter 9. Be Varied and Vivid-Expressiveness
    Appendices
    Glossary