(AN ADVANCED READING LESSON)
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.