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120 spm

Text 1 Text 2 Further exercises Since its widespread introduction into schools, Adult Training Centers and hospitals, a number of misconceptions have arisen regarding manual signing from many specialized and laypersons alike. From my own experience of working with both adults and children with learning disabilities,…

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Syllables

What is a syllable? A syllable is a unit of a word that contains a vowel sound, and which gives words their characteristic beat when spoken. So, for example, photo has two syllables (pho – to), photograph has three syllables (pho – to – graph), and photography has…

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40 spm

Text 1 Text 2 Further exercises Disaster hit us on that last evening. We were miles from home. A storm raged outside. How could we have been so stupid? How could we have forgotten to order pizzas? Winterton’s career as an artist began at the Venice…

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60 spm

Text 1 Text 2 Further exercises You expect a lot from us. And rightly so. After all, when you’re handing over your hard-won cash, you expect the services of a company dedicated to your success. That’s why we engineer our packages to your specific needs. One…

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80 spm

Text 1 Text 2 Further exercises The power of Dukes, Earls and Bishops to sit at the apex of society is a thing of the past. The legitimate right of the wealthy middle classes to rule the less fortunate is gone. The lower classes have asserted…

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100 spm

Text 1 Text 2 Further exercises The unthinkable happened when the unsinkable sank. The luxury liner, S.S. Titanic, struck an iceberg ninety-five miles south of Newfoundland. As a consequence, five of its sixteen watertight compartments were wholly ruptured. It took less than three hours for the…

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Prolonged Speech Guidebook

CONTENTS OVERVIEW Head and Neck Exercises Yawn-sigh Syllables Technique 40 spm 60 spm 80 spm 100 spm 120 spm 140 spm Conversations Head and neck exercises These are simple, gentle exercises designed to relax the muscles around…

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Head and Neck Exercises (PSP)

Note These exercises are to be performed gently. If you experience any pain when carrying out these exercises, stop immediately and consult your speech-language pathologist or physician. General instructions Make sure that you are standing or sitting in a relaxed, mid-line posture, i.e. sitting…

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