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Full text of "Stamering And Cognate Defects Of Speech Vol - Ii"

42       SYSTEMS OF TREATING STAMMERING

cannot be given here in detail. The writer appends
merely a few selected exercises from miscellaneous
sources to illustrate the general features involved.
The other exercises are little more than variants.
Herewith the miscellany:

Inhale: enounce the vowel a in a whisper, prolonging it as
long as possible.

Inhale: enounce similarly the vowel e.

Inhale: enounce similarly the vowel i.

Inhale: enounce similarly the vowel o.

Inhale: enounce similarly the vowel u.

Inhale: enounce the vowels a, <?, 13 o, ft, in one breath.

Practise the vowels a, e, i, o, u, in different orders and
combinations.1

Practise the vowels with voice, producing them with natural
pitch and intensity, and prolonging them as long as possible.

Practise the vowels with natural pitch and maximum in-
tensity.

Practise the vowels with natural pitch and minimum in-
tensity.

Practise the vowels in natural pitch, and increase the inten-
sity of the voice (with each vowel or series) from minimum to
maximum.

Practise the vowels in natural pitch, beginning in a whisper,
then vocalizing with minimum intensity and increasing to
maximum intensity.

Practise the vowels in natural pitch, and decrease the
intensity from maximum to minimum.

Practise the vowels in natural pitch, beginning with maxi-

1 The vowels a, e, i, o, u are replaced in some institutions by the
series e, a, ah, aw, o, 00; or the series a, e, i, o, do, ah; or by Pit-
man's long and short vowels (Vol. I., p. 193).