The sound of your own voice (Part 1)

The sound of your own voice (Part 1)

The sound of your own voice (Part 1)


So, how do you feel about hearing your own voice in a recording? What about on a film?

If you’re anything like most people, myself included, it makes you want to cover your ears and scream. Maybe you ask people around you, “Whaaaat? Do I actually sound like that?”

Or perhaps you’re one of those rare unicorns who loves hearing themselves in recordings …

This week’s lesson considers the question of why most of us can’t stand the sound of our own voice. It’s based on this article by Insider: People often hate the sound of their own voice — here are some of the reasons why

I hope you enjoy this lesson, and that it gives you some insight into why you cringe when your English teacher asks you to record yourself speaking.

Don’t forget: it gets better over time, or so they say.

Happy studying!

Photo by MD Duran on Unsplash

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