May 13, 2021  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022

DRAMA 1037 — Speech I: Foundation

1 credit
Deborah Hecht

Speech I: Foundation focuses on a wide palette of sounds for use with a range of characters, plays, and film scripts. Focus is on the continuing development of the musculature of the face, mouth, and tongue for flexibility, strength, and precision. Actors will develop a more sensitive ear for sound and variations in sounds as well as a connection to and appreciation of onomatopoeia in language and its direct application to text. Students will reinforce muscular, auditory, and linguistic awareness with written transcription of the vowels and consonants of spoken English using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).