Articulation

Nasals Articulation Exercise

Nasal sounds may not be the most obvious articulation issue, but if you can’t articulate nasals, you can’t articulate clearly. Why? Nasals require a lot of dexterity of the lips, tongue, and soft palate. The three main nasal sounds we use in English are M, N, and NG. Check out today’s How To Warm Up […]

The “Peter Piper” Language Exercise

In this week’s How To Warm Up video, we’re moving into Language! I’ll take you through a beloved tongue twister you may know: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers! This text has tons of plosive sounds in it, so you’ll have a chance to build on your work with clear and sharp explosive […]

The “Topeka Bodega” Articulation Exercise

In this week’s How To Warm Up video, we’ve made it to Articulation! This time around we’re focusing on plosive sounds… the ‘explosive’ consonants that are super important to pronounce accurately for clear enunciation. This exercise is silly and fun, and if you practice I bet you’ll get good at doing it fast enough to […]

How To Warm Up: the Intro Video

You’ve been asking and it was time to answer. So this week I mounted my phone on top of a tripod, and I made you the very first video! Here it is: The How To Warm Up intro Stay tuned next week when we’ll dive in with our first exercise. Also please let me know what you think! It […]

The 4 Most Important Things To Work On To Improve Your Articulation

Do you wish your articulation was clearer? Do people often ask you to repeat yourself? If you’re looking for clearer articulation, here are the four most beneficial steps you can take: 1. Explode your plosives at the ends of your words. Let’s start with the definition: a plosive is a type of consonant in which […]