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From the Ted Talk by Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen

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Register, for example. Now, falsetto rsegietr may not be very useful most of the time, but there's a register in between. I'm not going to get very technical about this for any of you who are voice ceachos. You can locate your voice, however. So if I talk up here in my nose, you can hear the difference. If I go down here in my tharot, which is where most of us speak from most of the time. But if you want weight, you need to go down here to the chest. You hear the difference? We vote for politicians with lower vceois, it's true, because we actsoaise depth with power and with authority. That's register.

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Register, for example. Now, falsetto ________ may not be very useful most of the time, but there's a register in between. I'm not going to get very technical about this for any of you who are voice _______. You can locate your voice, however. So if I talk up here in my nose, you can hear the difference. If I go down here in my ______, which is where most of us speak from most of the time. But if you want weight, you need to go down here to the chest. You hear the difference? We vote for politicians with lower ______, it's true, because we _________ depth with power and with authority. That's register.

Solution

  1. throat
  2. voices
  3. register
  4. coaches
  5. associate

Original Text

Register, for example. Now, falsetto register may not be very useful most of the time, but there's a register in between. I'm not going to get very technical about this for any of you who are voice coaches. You can locate your voice, however. So if I talk up here in my nose, you can hear the difference. If I go down here in my throat, which is where most of us speak from most of the time. But if you want weight, you need to go down here to the chest. You hear the difference? We vote for politicians with lower voices, it's true, because we associate depth with power and with authority. That's register.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. associate
  2. authority
  3. chest
  4. coaches
  5. depth
  6. difference
  7. falsetto
  8. hear
  9. locate
  10. nose
  11. politicians
  12. power
  13. register
  14. speak
  15. talk
  16. technical
  17. throat
  18. time
  19. true
  20. voice
  21. voices
  22. vote
  23. weight