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Chapter 12. The Spoken Word Language and... > Transmission of Language: The Voice

Transmission of Language: The Voice

A good speaking voice is a valuable asset. The vocal deliveries of Oprah Winfrey, Billy Graham, and Paul Harvey make them commanding speakers. "This is CNN," and Star Wars' Darth Vader were made memorable by the voice of James Earl Jones.

We have all heard speakers we dislike or distrust, as much because of the way they sound as what they say: the aggressive telemarketer, arrogant bureaucrat, or shifty personnel manager.


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