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Old 04-27-2013, 07:07 PM
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I put this in current events but I think I'm wrong.........

anyway, this is a good video and shows how she has really grown into her role.
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:12 PM
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Her delivery in the video was fantastic- If she can get her public speaking up to that level, she'll be able to give some really special speeches.

And yes, in the last two years, Catherine has really grown into her role and she seems to really love it, which is important.
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:41 PM
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She is much more comfortable in speaking
I love hearing her speak
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:49 PM
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Excellent first video. She has definitely grown and gotten more comfortable in her role. I also think her public speaking is much better than when she first started.
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To start with the positive: It's great she got involved with the Childrens' Hospice and good she made this video message.

But I must say I really don't like Kate's way of speaking, I definitely prefer seeing her to hearing her. Some words are over-accentuated, others almost swallowed, sometimes it sounds as if she is talking through her teeth. All in all her voice (not the colour, just the pronounciation) does not sound pleasant to my ears but very artificial and inhibited.
Is this the "aristocratic" way of speaking? Nervousness?
I am not a native English speaker, so it's interesting to read what others have to say about it.
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Old 04-28-2013, 05:06 AM
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I'm not a fan of thevoice and her words jumble (?) together, but a lot of people wait to hear the speech so messages get across. If you want to hear artificial watch videos for queen rania lol. Maby its the way theyr written and rehearse it but it sounds odd.
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:48 AM
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Kate Middleton has recorded her first video message - hellomagazine.com

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Old 04-28-2013, 10:26 AM
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To start with the positive: It's great she got involved with the Childrens' Hospice and good she made this video message.

But I must say I really don't like Kate's way of speaking, I definitely prefer seeing her to hearing her. Some words are over-accentuated, others almost swallowed, sometimes it sounds as if she is talking through her teeth. All in all her voice (not the colour, just the pronounciation) does not sound pleasant to my ears but very artificial and inhibited.
Is this the "aristocratic" way of speaking? Nervousness?
I am not a native English speaker, so it's interesting to read what others have to say about it.
I'm a native British English speaker (as opposed to American) and she sounds fine to me. She's reading off an autocue - and she has little experience of that so it can sound a little stilted, but frankly most speeches sound like that. Only someone like Prince Charles who has over 40 years experience can be relaxed enough to ad lib! I think she's doing and sounding fine.
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:38 AM
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I think Catherine did a fine job in her first video message. I had been wondering when she would do it. The Queen, Charles, William and Harry are the ones that usually do video messages. Now Catherine has joined them in doing this and I think it's great.
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:56 PM
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I really enjoyed Catherines speech. She was very comfortable and has come a very long way when it comes to feeling relaxed. She really seems to have alot of compassion for children with cancer. Great charity.
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Kate Middleton visits Naomi House children's hospice near Winchester, Hampshire - hellomagazine.com
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Kate will make her last public appearance for weeks today with a visit to a children's hospice
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Here is the receiving line for The Duchess's visit. Bathed in sunshine. #ChildrensHospiceWeek pic.twitter.com/jOca9Wvi1k

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First pic of her visit. #ChildrensHospiceWeek pic.twitter.com/0OflqOw9hx

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Kate visited the hospice privately in 2008, The Mirror has mentioned.
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First pics from today

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Kate´s visit to naomi hospice today:
Suchen - Getty Images DE: GBR: The Duchess Of Cambridge Visits Naomi House

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Duchess of Cambridge looks just peachy as she goes solo on her second wedding anniversary at children's hospice:
Duchess of Cambridge goes solo for her second wedding anniversary at Naomi House Children's Hospice | Mail Online
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These turned my heart to goo! I really have no words......

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Duchess of Cambridge looks just peachy as she goes solo on her second wedding anniversary at children's hospice:
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The photos of Kate stroking the little boy on the head brings tears to the eyes!
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Duchess of Cambridge spends second wedding anniversary apart from Prince William:
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