Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 109 - Voice and Diction


The skills of voice and diction studied through an analysis of the individual’s voice quality, articulation, pronunciation, and enunciation. Drills and exercises stressed. Assessment Level(s): AELR 930 /ELAR 980 /READ 099 . Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly SP 109.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Distinguish and pronounce the vowel sounds of American English.
  • Distinguish and pronounce the consonant sounds of American English.
  • Determine syllable stress in words, describe the characteristics of syllable stress, and produce stress accurately.
  • Employ correct word-stress, rhythm and intonation patterns in order to have a clear and expressive voice.
  • Project voice in various settings so that voice is  heard.
  • Use the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) as a pronunciation aid.
  • Communicate with increased vocal awareness and confidence.

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