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18 Dec 2016 



If you've ever had a recording session early in the morning (many of you who are on-air talent will identify with this), you've really got to warm up those pipes to sound professional and alert.


People reading online may have a shorter attention span and just want to get to the point of what they are reading. Even if they come from an academic background, they do not want to read something that takes too long or goes into that much detail. Also, many readers do not english phonics as their first language. Take all of this into consideration when writing on your topic.


One trick to see if your diction is clear is to ask someone who doesn't know you to listen to you speak. If they have trouble deciphering your message, it's time to go back bbc learning english 6 minute english the drawing board and really start spitting out those consonants.


Use a international phonetic alphabet symbols. Lots of letters and names sound alike - calling a potential client "Tom," "Don," doesn't set the most professional image for your business and could leave your caller wondering what else may have been inaccurate. A simple, "That's Tom with a "T" as in Texas, correct?" could save you some future embarrassment!


If you're awake 60 minutes before you hit the mic, you'll be alert (hopefully!) and also may have already spoken to someone, using your voice a wee bit to prepare for your warm up. During that interval you may have possibly eaten breakfast had phonemic symbols a drink showered and dressed for the day.


Should you decide to NOT use a standard font, the person viewing your website will not see the site as it may have been designed, and will default to whatever their browser default font is. What this means is, if you decide to use Papyrus font for your website text (cringing), and if I were to view your website and my computer doesn't have Papyrus font, it will default to what my browser default font is (Verdana). While this may not sound like a big deal, it could be if you have forced returns or have set your Papyrus font to a very large size to compensate for legibility.


20. Finally, here's one just to show how marketers can get it wrong even when dealing with the (supposedly) same language. Following great success with a tagline in the phonetic alphabet ww1, Scandinavian vacuum manufacturer Electrolux decided to use it in America, not realizing the alternative meaning there of a key word: 'Nothing sucks like an Electrolux.' Well, the sales certainly did....
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