The finally aspect of language to prime your attention to is Rhythm. Rhythm is what unites all the other pieces together into one cohesive whole. The first video below elaborates on this idea in more detail, using the video of a pre-verbal boy freestyle rapping with his father to demonstrate the point.
Speech Rhythm vs Music Rhythm
This video is from a course I made on how to freestyle rap in any language. In it, I demonstrate the relationship between speech and music, with special emphasis on the aspect of rhythm. For the exercises this week, you will train your ability to intuitively sync with the rhythm of speech. Before we do that, it’s important to understand how rhythm functions in the big picture. Watch the video and share your main takeaways in
Click the link below if you want to supplement your language training with training in musical rhythm.
That concludes the introduction to this program. Moving forward, we are going to drill down into the specifics of articulation, but don’t forget to continually notice and play with all the things we discussed here. Click the link below to return to the curriculum, then proceed to “Part 2: Feeling”