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***** This is a LANGFEST-INDEPENDENT workshop organized by Michael Levi Harris (in English)*****

Lead actor in the award-winning short film, The Hyperglot, Michael Levi Harris will be hosting a PRONUNCIATION & PROSODY workshop for up to 20 participants. The workshop will last 2.5 h; it will be active and participatory and will cover two techniques that actors use to create different characters with different speech patterns that can help you improve the way you speak any foreign language. In the workshop, you will learn what these tools are, how to use them to create a character for your foreign language(s), and how to practice employing them.

LangFest participants: C$50 for first 10 sign ups; C$65 regular price

Non-LangFest participants: C$80 regular price

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About Michael Levi Harris
Michael Levi Harris is an American polyglot actor and writer, best-known in polyglot and language-learning communities as writer and star of the award-winning short film, The Hyperglot. Based in London and New York City, Michael has acted in over a dozen languages and over a dozen accents. In addition to The Hyperglot, his multilingual acting has been seen on the stage of the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene in New York City, heard on BBC4 Radio, and watched on screens around the world. Michael has narrated a number of audiobooks, most recently Darius The Great Is Not Okay, in which you can hear him voice a number of Persian-accented and Persian-speaking characters. Other recent acting work includes the British crime drama Endeavour, Benedict Cumberbatch’s mini-series Patrick Melrose, and the mini-series Foreign Skies. Michael trained at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London.
- Awards: Best Actor (International Film Awards Berlin, 2014); Michael Bryant Award for performance in Shakespeare (2016);
- Accolades: Writer of the short film The Hyperglot, which screened at film festivals around the world in from 2013-2015, winning seven awards Language Expertise Media mentions: Michael's language expertise has been written about by the BBC feature writer David Robson in an online article, as well as by the author of Superhuman, Rowan Hooper.

About The Hyperglot Movie (see trailer: http://bit.ly/Hyperglot)
- Best Comedy Film at the International Film Awards Berlin
- Best Actor Award (Michael Levi Harris) at the International Film Awards Berlin
- Audience Award (Short Film) at the Friars Club Comedy Film Festival
- Teen View Award at the Nantucket Film Festival
- Best Of Fest at the Palm Springs International ShortsFest
- Best Comedy Short Film (2nd Place) at the Cleveland International Film Festival
- Jury Award (Achievement in Storytelling) at San Joaquin International Film Festival

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