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  For all the communication technology we possess, why is it we still have difficulty getting our message across? For business and for life, here's some help with a round-up of 10 relevant posts: Are you communicating in your "business voice"? Are you undermining your point? How to say it right the first time Is it professional to give out your phone number? Making a speech requires more Telling your story to sell yourself Ten Top Tips for Talking Top Tip for Talking: Self-Awareness What is the truth about your urgent deadline? What is your most genuine, confident voice? Please share, that is, if you[...]

nah – TAH – shah mar – CHEF – kah (CHEF with "ch" , not "sh") [audio mp3="http://natashamarchewka.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Natasha-Marchewka-pronounciation_01.mp3"][/audio] The topic of "Pronunciations" is always timely in my business, as it is a daily function of my job as a voice-over talent. Whether reading a script or simply needing the correct pronunciation of a name, it's always best to get it right the first time by looking it up or asking for the correct pronunciation. Forvo.com, Dictionary.com, AND Youtube.com (type in a name – it is sure to be pronounced somewhere on video) are great places to start. However, many proper names and[...]

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Apr 2014

Occasionally people tell me that I’ve said something wrong.   I may not necessarily be offending them (although I have certainly been guilty of that), but pronouncing a word “wrong”.  For the most part, I prefer to think I’m pronouncing the word “incorrectly for the region”. It is well-known that Canadians and Americans say “out” and “about” differently.  I’ve come across several other words that I need to watch when recording.  Words such as premier, route, process, produce, adult, and organization, can be pronounced differently.  Further, some words can be the same in certain parts of the States, but different in others. Most[...]

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