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English: The King's Speech - Speak Up

About the film


 

The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David SeidlerColin Firth plays the future King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an Australian speech and language therapist played by Geoffrey Rush. The men become friends as they work together, and after his brother abdicates the throne, the new king relies on Logue to help him make his first wartime radio broadcast upon Britain's declaration of war on Germany in 1939.

 

Taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_King%27s_Speech

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Stammering

 

What is stammering?

Stammering is when someone repeats, prolongs or gets stuck when trying to say sounds or words. There might also be signs of visible tension as the person works hard to get the word out. But it is different from the occasional repetition that everybody experiences.

Taken from https://stamma.org/about-stammering/what-stammering