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NATIONAL 4/5 DRAMA. VOICE

REQUIRED VOICE TERMINOLOGY AND DEFFINITIONS FOR National 4 & 5 folios and the final written exam at National 5.
STUDY
PLAY
EMPHASIS
WHEN SOUNDS OR WORDS ARE STRESSED TO HIGHLIGHT THEIR MEANING.
PAUSE
TO DELAY TALKING FOR A MOMENT. OFTEN USED TO CREATE TENSION
VOICE
HOW WE COMMUNICATE VERBALLY USING MEANING AND EXPRESSION
PITCH
HEIGHT OR DEPTH OF THE VOICE (HOW HIGH OR LOW IT IS).
REGISTER
THE WAY IN WHICH SPEECH IS ALTERED DEPENDING ON WHO IS BEING SPOKEN TO.
TONE
THE EMOTIONAL QUALITY IN THE VOICE THAT EXPRESSES THE SPEAKERS FEELINGS OR THOUGHTS.
INTONATION
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE VOICE DURING OR AT THE END OF THE SENTENCE.
ACCENT
THE SPECIFIC SOUND QUALITIES OF THE SPEECH OF A REGION. (WHERE YOU ARE FROM).
ARTICULATION
THE CLEAR PRONUNCIATION OF WORDS.
PACE
SPEED AT WHICH YOU TALK (FAST, SLOW, EVEN).
VOLUME/PROJECTION
HOW LOUD OR QUIET THE VOICE IS.
CLARITY
HOW CLEAR THE VOICE IS.
FLUENCY
TO SPEAK WITHOUT HESITATION, PAUSE OR UNCERTAINTY.