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The way we speak influences our relationships with the people around us...
Language and tongues have two functions: expressing oneself, and of course, communicating with other people. Expressing your thoughts clearly, making oneself understood and heard correctly is fundamental.
|To say something|
|To articulate/ to enunciate|
|To utter -> an utterance|
|To pronounce something correctly/ wrongly|
|To mispronounce a name|
|Unpronounceable: difficult to pronounce|
|A tongue twister|
|To be quiet/ to shut up|
|To keep quiet/ to be silent|
|A speech defect|
|To lisp/ have a lisp/ speak with a lisp|
To have a nasal voice/
Talk through one's nose
|To stammer/ to stutter|
|Speech therapy/ speech therapist|
Working with a speech therapist
LANGUAGES and ways of speaking:
|A language/ a tongue|
|Formal/ informal language|
|A foreign language|
|Ancient/ modern languages|
|Colloquial/ familiar language|
To speak fluent English
To speak English fluently
|French speaking/ a French speaker|
|An English speaker|
|A German speaker|
|A Spanish speaker|
- His mother tongue/ his native language
- To speak with a Greek accent
- To have a strong accent
- To have a good/ poor accent
- It's said that...
- That goes without saying...
- So to speak,
- That's saying a lot!
- I told you so !
- You're telling me!
- A tongue-twister: she sells seashells by the seashore, and the shells she sells are seashore shells, I'm sure !
Hope your tongue isn't totally twisted and your brains not totally meddled...
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