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nature and functions
The speech mechanism
The components of speech
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A. E. Housman action affirmative alphabet American appropriate articulation attention attitude audience back vowels become behavior breath cavity Chap communication considered consonant debate determine diphthong discussion effect emotional endocrine system English example exercise feeling frequently fricative gestures gum ridge hear ideas indicate individual inflection intellectual language larynx listeners logical manner of articulation meaning movements muscles nasal nasal consonant negative objective oral organization participants persons persuasion phonetic phrase pitch changes pitch level place of articulation possible Practice Material prepared present produced pronounced pronunciation proposition public speaking purpose question Quintilian reactions reader reading recognize relationship resonance responses result reveal selection sentence significance situation social conversation soft palate sound speaker specific spelling spoken stage fright suggestion syllable symbols talk tension thinking thought tion tone tongue position topic understand unstressed usually velar nasal vocal bands vocal folds voice vowel words York