The Basics
The Body
Communication
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100

This is an example of vocal hygiene - i.e. taking care of your voice.

What is 

1) drinking water

2) warm-ups 

3) resting

4) speaking at a good volume 

100

To improve your loudness and posture, you should make your body 

a) Big

b) Small

What is big?

100

This is a strategy you can use to repair a communication breakdown.

What is 

1) asking for a pause 

2) functional phrases and scripts 

3) re-phrasing 

4) highlighting keywords 

5) vocal hygiene

100

Show us a sustained /a/ at effort level of 3 for 5 seconds

Effort level three

200

Your posture should be like this to improve breathing and speech.

What is sitting upright with your feet on the floor? (at 90 degrees)

200

Working on loudness also improves this (give one thing)

What is 

a) Swallowing

b) Voice quality and clarity 

c) Intonation and expression 

200

When you speak with gusto or authority you are using this

What is intent?

200

Say the functional phrase 

"What are your plans for the weekend"

at a 4 on the effort scale

Effort level 4

300

In the breathing cycle this is when you initiate speech

What is the top of the breath cycle? (Top of inhalation)

300

This is the main muscle used for breathing

What is the diaphragm?

300

This is a good decibel level (volume) for normal speaking 

What is between 60-70 dB?

300

Show us an example of a gentle start, either with /a/ or /i/

400

This is the importance of warming up.

What is 

a) to prevent vocal strain or injury

b) to improve loudness

c) to relax the body 


400

This neurotransmitter (chemical) is affect most by Parkinson Disease

What is dopamine?

400

This word means changing the emphasis to convey a new meaning

What is intonation/stress?

400

Show us an example of a relaxation exercise

a) Yawn-sigh

b) Shoulder drop 

c) Breathing warm-up

500

BEPI stands for what 4 things?

What are breath support, effort, posture, and intent 

500

The pyramidal system is responsible for 

a) automatic action

or

b) intentional action 

What is intentional action?

500
When performing a gentle start, this helps to ___________. 

What is preserve the voice?

500

Show us your longest sustained /a/

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