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I would like to know how to place pauses in a sentence when speaking (besides pauses on comma and semicolon) to deliver a better message to audiences. I researched this for a while but I don't find any formal documents on this subject on the internet.

Here is an example I found:

Now that you have reduced the word count of your presentation // you need to prepare your message in shorter, // simpler // chunks. To do this well // you need to consider where to place stress in words and in sentences, // where to pause naturally in your speech // and where // to pause for effect.

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Why my question is closed? It's all about: - Pronunciation (phonetics and phonology, dialectology) - Spelling and punctuation –  bnguyen82 Jul 5 '12 at 15:22
    
Feel free to bring this up in English Language & Usage Meta if you need a more detailed explanation that what is provided in the faq. –  Matt Эллен Jul 5 '12 at 15:40
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closed as off topic by RegDwigнt Jul 5 '12 at 15:21

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