Exercises for vowel sounds 03

Today we will practice the vowel sounds ‘ou’ (as in blow or soap) and ‘a’ (as in stable).

Please remember to do some stretching, some breathing and warm up your voice before you engage in vocal exercises.

 

For today’s session I have chosen a few exercises to practice speaking two consonants clearly: ‘m’ in mime, moon, stammer and ‘w’. 

  1. The first one is an easy one, m as in mom, mule, meerkat, multiple

Let us warm up the vocal cords with a humming sound:

Hummmmmmmmmmm 10x

Your lips should be together for this sound but your teeth apart.

Notice how the sound flows through the nose, feel the vibrations on the top of your head.

 

Exercises for vowels sounds 2

For today’s session I have chosen exercises to practice the vowel sounds ‘U’ and ‘OW’ clearly.

 For another stretching exercise I include a link to a YouTube clip by my Pilates coach: https://youtu.be/IpZ_MxgN_LU 

 As always, please warm up your voice before you do vocal exercises. See my previous audio files.

For today’s session I have chosen a few exercises to practice speaking two consonants clearly: ‘b’ and ‘p’. As always, please warm up your voice before you do the vocal exercises. You can refer to my previous audio files for these.

Also, please warm up the jaw before you start:

  • Massage your lower jaw with your fingertips a few times.
  • Now make a few chewing movements with your jaw, as if you are chewing on a large piece of gum.
  • Open and close your mouth widely a few times.