" STAMMERING-SCHOOLS " 261 5. A Representative Belgian System Open the mouth wide. Inhale through the mouth. Produce sound Immediately. Study the physiological production of the different conson- ants and vowels. Exercises: Breathing-exercises, with respiration occurring through the nose. Breathing-exercises, with respiration occurring through the mouth. Vocal and articulatory exercises. Exercises for developing precision of thought (reciting; reading; replying to questions, etc.). Memory-culture — learning and reciting passages by heart, etc. 6. A Representative German System Speak slowly and quietly (and think in a quiet and orderly manner). Speak in a moderately loud voice. Be sure of what you are going to say, and know how you are going to say it, Do not attempt to say everything at once; but speak syl- lable by syllable, word by word, and thought by thought, Inhale deeply (through the mouth) before speaking; do not raise the shoulders. Speak in a' rather low pitch. Begin quietly,, and prolong the initial vowel. Regard the initial consonant of one word as the final con- sonant of the word preceding, Regard the sentence as a single word, and run the syllables together.