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I seem to have a mumbling problem and sometime I'm misunderstood so can any one recommend any books on articulation and enunciate (preferably both in one book)?

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Haven't read it myself but amazon readers seem to like it.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/053452354...glance&n=283155

 

I tend to be a bad articulator myself, but I think it's because my nose is always clogged from allergies. :)

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I seem to have a mumbling problem and sometime I'm misunderstood so can any one recommend any books on articulation and enunciate (preferably both in one book)?

 

Watch a lot of British television: Doctor Who, Red Dwarf, Are You Being Served. Emulate the speech paterns of the primary characters at all times. It will cure you right away.

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You might do better to take a public speaking class. Most community colleges in the U.S. offer them occasionally. Live feedback from listeners has got to be more effective than just reading about it in a book.

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I seem to have a mumbling problem and sometime I'm misunderstood so can any one recommend any books on articulation and enunciate (preferably both in one book)?

 

Watch a lot of British television: Doctor Who, Red Dwarf, Are You Being Served. Emulate the speech paterns of the primary characters at all times. It will cure you right away.

I live in the U.S., if I start talking with a thick British accent than I'll be in even deeper than I am now.

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"Your total disregard for the law and human decency both disgusts me and touches my heart. Bless you, sir."

"Soilent Green is people. This guy's just a homeless heroin junkie who got in a internet caf

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You might do better to take a public speaking class.  Most community colleges in the U.S. offer them occasionally.  Live feedback from listeners has got to be more effective than just reading about it in a book.

 

Agreed. I'm sure they have some sort of public speaking club in your area. It's always good to have a group to help you along.

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I live in the U.S., if I start talking with a thick British accent than I'll be in even deeper than I am now.

Yeah, I doubt whether you could handle all the attention from females that would result from speaking in a foreign English accent. :rolleyes:

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Join Toastmasters. I've never had a problem speaking in front of folks myself, but I know folks who've joined the group and it has helped their speaking considerably.

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Speechmaking is not fun. It's nervewracking.

 

Anyway I too had a problem with this. I've been improving things by just speaking really loudly. And singing a lot. Actually I'm not sure what lesson you should take from this...

 

.. ah yes. Don't ask Walsingham sensible questions.

 

You could also try listening to the BBC online. It's free and entertaining.

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I guess my 'r' comes out sounding kind of like an 'rw'

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Some have told me it sounds like I'm from Boston, and others have told me it sounds like I'm British.

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You're a jerkface.

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