Clear Speech, 101

This workshop is the starting point to clearer speech! Baruch Com 1010 professor Joyce Mandell will break down the secrets of true speech clarity, rhythm and intonation, as well as offer up her 5 Nasty Truths of English Pronunciation! This is truly a terrific starting point for the nonnative speaker who would like to improve clarity, become more comfortable speaking in class, and learn the most effective methods of practice.

Topics covered:

What is “Clear Speech”?

Connected Speech

Content and Function Words


Long and Short Vowel Sounds

Exercises for Improvement


SPRING 2014 sessions (more announced soon!):

Friday, April 4th, 1pm-3pm, NVC 4-216

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