Psychology? No, Musicology!

By Yolanda Acker Like many young children, one of my extra-curricula activities was learning to play the piano. I remember a friend at primary school showing us a scrapbook with all the certificates she had been awarded from competing in...

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Gig Guide 20th – 26th March 2019

Wednesday 20th of March   Electro: Wind it up Venue: Northcote Social Club Artists: Moses Carr, Gabriel LCR, NoLess & Cofi Date/Time: 20 March 2019 @ 8:00pm Free Entry   Jazz: The Bowie Project Venue: Paris Cat Jazz Club Date/Time: 20 March 2019 @ 8:00pm Price: $25 (+BF)   Thursday 21st of March...

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Reading aloud technique—five tips for improvement

Here are some tips to improve your child’s technique when reading aloud. Speech teachers commence with correct posture and book position, so that’s where I’ll begin in this article. Posture and book position In the two images above, Sameule Vaccaro of...

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How do you pronounce Australia?

Have you noticed that our country’s name is often incorrectly pronounced? Here are some of the mispronunciations heard by speech teachers, as well as our recommended way to say Australia.   Some incorrect pronunciations Leaving out the first syllable, and starting the...

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