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0385 - Slowing Down To Highlight Importance
2022.01.20 – S2020 – 0385 - Slowing Down To Highlight Importance
Saying a single word or phrase slower, slightly elongating its pronunciation, highlights it within a sentence and so can be used as part of your arsenal to highlight its importance.
These variable speeds contrast with the text around it, and therefore take on additional significance.
· “The cost is over one-billion pounds…”
· “The death toll stands at fifty-thousand people”
· “The statue is over 100-metres high”.