I love fricatives.
Those sounds that make the air contort itself to evade a barrier. These c
Today I’d like you to notice the formation of /sh/, to enjoy the press of the upper teeth on the lower lip in /v/, and the cheekiness of the tongue protruding between the teeth for /th/ as in thanks.
This enjoyment of limitations in air flow allows for amplified awareness of freedom in air flow. This is the dance of language. Have a little fun with it.
Gina Razón is the principal voice specialist at GROW Voice LLC, a full-service voice and speech studio in Boston’s Back Bay. She has over 16 years of experience both as a teacher of voice and speech, and a voraciously curious voice user. Gina has worked professionally as a classical singer for over a decade and more recently as a professional public speaker. For more information on the studio or to book Gina visit www.growvoice.com.