Speak with confidence with free voice and public speaking video lessons!

 

It's not just about what you say, it's how you say it. In these videos, Julie will teach you techniques to strengthen your voice so you can speak with confidence and ease. You'll also learn effective ways to manage the anxiety of speaking in front of others so that you can ace your next presentation and project confidence at your next meeting!

 

Mar
18
2022

Speak FAST English with my #1 FREE Practice Tool!

In this video, Julie shows you her #1 best practice tool that can help you master American English rhythm, speed, and fluency - and the best part is it's FREE! Practice with Julie and master the American accent and English pronunciation in this video!

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May
24
2021

Advanced Intonation: Statements and Questions

Intonation in American English can be challenging to master. Maybe you've learned that WH questions always have downward intonation at the end...but then you hear a native speaker use upward intonation with a WH question. Why did they do that? Didn't that violate the "intonation rule"? In this video, you'll learn both the basic and advanced intonation patterns for statements, Yes/No questions, and WH questions, and you'll have a chance to practice with me at the end!

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Jan
18
2021

3 Rules to Using Thought Groups in American English

In spoken English, your pronunciation is just as important as your rhythm! An important part of rhythm is thought groups - the way you pause between groups of words and use intonation to add meaning to your message. This video will teach you 3 rules to using thought groups - when to pause, when NOT to pause, and how to chunk your words together so they sound natural!

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Aug
03
2020

How to Stop Overusing "Filler Words"

How often does this happen to you? You're talking to a group of people, and then...THIS comes out of your mouth: "Um...hmmm..well, like yeah..." The dreaded filler words! But don't worry - you CAN learn how to stop overusing filler words in your speech! Watch the video to learn 4 easy tips that will help you to stop using filler words and help make your speech more fluent and effective!

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Jun
23
2020

American English Voice Placement

If you've been struggling with your American accent, it could be because of your voice placement. This video will teach you the theory behind voice placement and some effective exercises you can do to achieve an American voice placement!

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Apr
08
2020

The Basics of Voice Production Part 6: Articulatory Exercises

This video is the final installment of the Basics of Voice Production Series. Learn to speak with precision as you practice these challenging tongue twisters!

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Apr
07
2020

The Basics of Voice Production Part 5: Phonatory Exercises

This video is part 5 of the Basics of Voice Production series. A clear and strong voice is powered by vocal cords that vibrate easily and efficiently. Learn some quick exercises to improve your vocal cord vibration - no equipment required!

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Apr
06
2020

The Basics of Voice Production Part 4: Resonatory Exercises

This video is part 4 of the Basics of Voice Production series. The Resonatory System is the reason why YOU sound like YOU. Learn how to maximize the resonance in your voice so that your voice sounds more rich, full, warm, and pleasant, with minimal effort!

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Mar
26
2020

The Basics of Voice Production Part 3: Respiration Exercises

This video is Part 3 of the Basics of Voice Production Series. The breath is the power source of the voice - learn exercises to increase your breath support and control your respiration for strong, consistent voicing!

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Mar
25
2020

The Basics of Voice Production Part 2: Vocal Warm-Ups

This is Part 2 of the Basics of Voice Production series. All muscles need to be warmed up before they are used, and the voice is no exception! Learn some quick and effective exercises to warm-up the voice so you can speak with clarity and precision!

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Mar
10
2020

Basics of Voice Production Part 1: Voicing Subsystems

Where do our voices come from? And how do they work? If you want to become a better English speaker, you need to learn the fundamentals about how you make your voice! In this video, you'll learn about the body systems involved in voicing and speech production!

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Feb
04
2020

Best Resources in Accent Reduction

Learn about the best resources to help you improve your English pronunciation!

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Aug
31
2019

5 Tips to Ease Presentation Anxiety

It happens to the best of us.

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Aug
19
2019

Six Vocal Warm-ups Everyone Should Be Doing

Most of us can agree on the importance of warming up our bodies before we start exercising. Without a proper warm-up, our muscles may be stiff and be more susceptible to injury.

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Jul
22
2019

How to Improve Your Spoken American English

Many of my clients ask me how they can sound more like a native speaker. Even if you know how to pronounce all of the vowels and consonants of English, you may not sound as natural as a native speaker when you’re talking in a conversation.

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Jul
17
2019

What's Voice Got To Do With It?

Consider this scenario: You have to give a speech at your daughter’s wedding. You prepared your speech weeks ago...

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