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The Graded-School First-Fifth Reader (Volume 5) (Paperback) Loot Price: R366
Discovery Miles 3 660
The Graded-School First-Fifth Reader (Volume 5) (Paperback): Thomas Wadleigh Harvey
The Graded-School First-Fifth Reader (Volume 5) (Paperback): Thomas Wadleigh Harvey

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The Graded-School First-Fifth Reader (Volume 5) (Paperback)

Thomas Wadleigh Harvey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTION. ELOCUTION. Elocution, as an art, is the accurate and graceful management of Voice, Countenance, and Gesture in the expression of thought and emotion. Oral Reading is the expression by the voice of the sentiment of that which is read. A good reader must have a clear, smooth, resonant voice, be able to control its modulations perfectly, and to articulate the elementary sounds of the language correctly and distinctly. He must also understand what he reads, and be able to utter all possible combinations of elementary sounds with ease and fluency. BREATHING. Ability to manage the breath is essential to good reading. Directions.--Stand or sit erect; place the hands on the hips, the fingers extending forward, the thumbs backward; throw the shoulders well back; inhale the breath slowly until the lungs are inflated; retain the breath a moment, and then breathe it out steadily. Let the chest rise and fall freely and naturally. Do not let the slightest sound be heard either in inflating or exhausting the lungs. Gradually increase the rapidity of breathing until the lungs can be inflated and exhausted almost instantly. Continue this exercise two or three minutes. An exercise in breathing should precede each lesson in reading. ARTICULATION. Articulation is the utterance of the elementary sounds of a language, and of their combinations in words. To acquire a good articulation, attention must be paid to exercises upon elementary sounds and their combinations, and to the phonetic analysis of syllables and words. An Elementary Sound is a simple, distinct sound made by the organs of speech. Phonetic Analysis is the separation of syllables and words into the elementary sounds of which they are composed. ELEMENTARY SOUNDS. The Elementary Sounds of the English L...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Thomas Wadleigh Harvey
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16466-8
Barcode: 9781150164668
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-16466-2

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