Accents, Voice Coaching and the BBC World Service

Accents, Voice Coaching and the BBC World Service The BBC World Service contacted me this morning, regarding accents and voice coaching, for an interview about a wonderful new film opening on March 1st. Everyone has heard of Chiwetel Ejiofor and will be aware of his universally acknowledged acting ability - remember 12 Years A Slave? [...]

By |2019-02-01T22:45:59+00:00February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improving Your Speech

Improving Your Speech Improving your speech and so the accent in which you pronounce your words in English, is not about being disloyal to your region of birth, upbringing, friends or family Wherever you are from, there is an optimum way to deliver the language of English, so that all your words can be heard [...]

By |2018-11-19T22:18:38+00:00November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Improving Your Speech

British Accent

British Accent For learning a British Accent: I have just received the most delightful review by a Cambridge post grad and top banker, whom explains very well, how I work.  Rachel is not like other voice coaches, she is one of a kind. Despite having lived, studied and worked in the UK for a long time, I [...]

By |2018-09-12T16:18:56+00:00September 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on British Accent

Rachel Preece The Voice Geek

My name, Rachel Preece The Voice Geek, came about after watching 'The Big Bang' - have you ever watched this? It's a hilarious tv program about some geeks and their funny social behaviours and I completely fell in love with the Aspergers character, Sheldon. I felt an affinity with Sheldon. Being a bit of a [...]

By |2018-09-11T12:10:24+00:00September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rachel Preece The Voice Geek

Voice Coaching

Why I Love Voice Coaching There are many reasons why I love voice coaching:  I love helping people who are scared, how to do their business presentations ... I love teaching people how easy it is to reduce their accent and acquire a more neutral British accent, that won't pigeonhole them! I love  teaching voice [...]

By |2018-07-25T21:57:38+00:00July 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Voice Coaching

Clever People Talk Quickly

Clever People Talk Quickly Clever people talk quickly - it's a fact of life. Clever people talk quickly, because their brains work quickly - like they have have an i7 processor (latest speeds of computers' abilities to process information ) rather than an i5 or even an i3. Clients often come to me saying, "I [...]

By |2018-07-08T19:57:53+00:00July 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clever People Talk Quickly

How to Perform Public Speaking (With or Without A Dry Throat)

How to Perform Public Speaking (With or Without A Dry Throat) Last week the Daily Telegraph called me, to interview me, on how Theresa May could have coped public speaking, with a dry throat. Water, water and more water – is the simple answer. Lozenges work because they make you swallow, but water is much [...]

By |2017-10-13T18:30:38+00:00October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Perform Public Speaking (With or Without A Dry Throat)

Elocution

Elocution Learning excellent elocution should be fun. I have just finished listening to The Forsytes  ~ on BBC Radio 4. It's a dramatised version of the novels by John Galsworthy, dramatised for radio by Shaun McKenna and it is wonderful and great for improving your elocution! Over the next two years, BBC Radio 4 is [...]

Using a Variety of Techniques for Public Speaking & Elocution

One of the techniques I teach for creating a bright, open, attractively toned voice, is a singing dicipline I learned from my late singing teacher Ian Adam. He was a wonderful man whom believed and proved, as I have done using his techniques, that ANYONE can sing. And indeed using his methods, I have helped [...]