Hi, My Name Is…

With the amount of video calls  going on these days, we are constantly meeting new people. I’m learning so many new names that I can barely keep up with.  Showing respect to an audience means a lot to me, so I decided to challenge people to teach me how to pronounce their name correctly using Voice Memos.


A fundamental first step in getting to know someone is being able to greet that person and say their name correctly.

Kurt Klynen

The Steps.

Here is my story:

Open Voice Memos and start from a blank new template.

Next tap on the red recording button.

Tap Done when you are finished.

TIP: Record yourself pronouncing your name at three different speeds. First record a normal version, then slow it down to half the speed and finally speed it up a bit again to seventy-five percent. Finish with one last regular pronunciation.

Share your recording with friends and colleagues.

Going Further.

Use Keynote to add the pronunciation of your name on an object like Coca-Cola did to take it to the next level.

If you are inspired to try this yourself, have a look at the resources I used:

Apple Teacher

Everyone Can Create

Have fun!