Recording to Unit 16
|bottom-line -||compensate -||compromise -||concession -|
|consensus -||counterpart -||deadlock -||dispute -|
|high-pitched -||recall -||non-verbal -||milestone -|
We speak with an instrument we call ‘the voice’ listen to the sounds people make when they speak only the sounds and you will discover something of the person who is playing the instrument I learned that the spaces between words were as important as the words themselves a word could be emphasized and a thought underlined by silence by space whilst the rapid close unbroken delivery of words causes the ideas to become blurred and recede into noise the voice reveals who we are and how we are more than the words we choose and the feelings communicated in the sounds of words are the only truth.
4. Listen to the three presenters speaking in different ways. Decide which presenter sounds
1) fluent and confident; 2) fluent but boring; 3) hesitant.
Match sentences a) – f) to the speakers (1 – 3).
a) There’s a whole market in Eastern Europe just there for taking.
b) Quite frankly, the results we’ve been getting are absolutely incredible.
c) Now, I’m sure I don’t need to tell you just how crucial this is.
d) Net profits are up ninety-seven per cent – yes, ninety-seven per cent.
e) Would you believe that so far we’ve not been able to sell a single unit?
f) Miss this deadline and we’ll lose the biggest client this company’s ever had.