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Articulating Gymnastics

§ December 28th, 2018 § Filed under General § Tagged , Comments Off on Articulating Gymnastics

Today I would like to tell you how to correct pronunciation in order to avoid unpleasant mistakes in communicating in a foreign language. So, why we do not always get to utter sounds like it is done native speakers? The problem is, primarily, in that any muscle, if not to train, become weak and poorly performing their functions. This concerns both the biceps and triceps, and … the tongue muscles, lips and jaw. When we try to utter sounds unusual to us, we often simply do not have the force of these muscles, which are called 'articulation'. Is it possible to increase their power? It is possible, with a special 'articulatory gymnastics'. This gymnastics represents a small exercises that are most similar to … 'grimacing'.

During the exercises you have to skip the language, put her lips 'tube' and clicking the tongue – so it is best to perform exercises, when no one sees you. It is believed that the greatest effect from the gym can be obtained if the exercises several times a day, repeating each one approximately ten times. The entire gym is not such a complex It takes you 10 minutes, but the effect will be pleasantly surprised. So, what should I do? In the first place – to do some exercises for the lips. First – a few times to stretch the lips into a wide smile (alternately – hiding the teeth and showing them). Then a few times to pull the lips 'straw' – as far as possible – and try to move this 'tube' from side to side and in circles.