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Gibberish is the art of using sounds and utterances in place of normal speech. Put the group into pairs and invite each pair to carry on a conversation as if speaking in an unknown language. Players should converse as if making perfect sense. (Note: Before presenting the concept of gibberish to your class, practice using gibberish with family or friends.) In class, keep the conversation going until everyone participates.

Some students find it easy to speak in gibberish, while others struggle. Invite students who are having trouble to start with making simple sounds such as: ma; dee; dah; doo; etc. This will help them become more at ease with vocalizing nonsense sounds.

Side Coach:

  • Use as many different sounds as possible!
  • Exaggerate your mouth movements!
  • Try chewing movements!
  • Vary the tone!
  • Keep usual speech rhythm!
  • Let the gibberish flow!

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