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Client: VA

A tearful VA came to ReCreate Me for support with her articulation.  VA was unable to pronounce the /k/ sound in any position e.g. ‘cat’ ‘broken’ ‘bank’, replacing it with a /?/ – that is, a glottal stop.

VA was multilingual, this meant that she was unable to articulate /k/ in any of the languages that she spoke.

VA was ambitious with a wealth of experience across several commercial sectors and had sought help for over 29 years but was still unable to pronounce /k/.

The inability to produce /k/ had led to depression VA had become withdrawn and filled with self-doubt.

Over 2 half-day workshops, VA was guided to:

  • Become aware of the position and shape of the tongue when producing /k/
  • Become aware of what happens to the airstream when producing /k/
  • Practice the production of /k/ in isolation, short words and paragraphs and finally, everyday speech

We also worked on improving VA’s confidence levels.

Alongside 2 workshops, VA completed her tailored-made exercises over the course of 2 weeks.

As a result, VA was able to produce /k/ accurately and fluently across all contexts and her confidence in communication reached new levels.

Listen to VA’s progress here:

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I would like to say thanks first of all for all the hard work and patience you had with me as the problem I had of not being able to say the letters c/k on their own or on any words had stopped me from doing a lot of things which otherwise I would have done.

I have had this problem for 29 years which made my confidence levels very low until I thought it was time to face the problem and with the little time I had with you I now feel like a totally different person.

My confidence is no longer an issue so once again I would like to thank you for all your help.

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