You only have 7 to 17 seconds within meeting someone to make a first impression, so make it great! Don't let your voice and diction ruin this opportunity. Whether, English is your first or second language, learn how to articulate and use your voice effectively to increase your communication confidence in work and social situations.
What are 5 things that I will definitely learn at SVCC?
The A.R.T. of communication (articulation, rate, tone)
1.) Proper placement and production for precise articulation of English sounds (consonants and vowel sounds)
2.) Control rate and clarity of speech
3.) Voice Projection while adding a richer tone and quality
4.) Proper breathing techniques and airflow management
5.) Vocal Health Care; taking care of your voice so it takes care of you!
What will I leave the class having learned/feeling?
Experiencing the tools of successful speaking, you will leave our class empowered to communicate with ease and confidence in any setting or situation (social/ everyday, public speaking, or professional/work related interactions) Cultivating the skills and knowledge of your speech mechanism will give you a positive attitude toward voice and diction.
How would you explain the voice class?
The class is an introduction of voice and diction techniques presented in a small group or intensive 1:1 setting. It is designed to help speakers improve their personal and vocal image. It teaches the mechanics of sound and voice production.