The study was conducted to examine the effects of voice training exercises on speaking abilities of preservice classroom teachers. The study group, created on a voluntary basis, consisted of 10 students who took “Music Education” course at the department of Classroom Teaching in the Faculty of Education, Erzincan University in the fall somestre, 2015-2016 teaching year.
Voice training exercises that include relaxation, posture, respiration, resonance, phonation and articulation were applied to students in an eight-week long experimental research. In this study semi-structured interview form was used to obtain the views of the preservice teachers to evaluate effectiveness of voice training lectures that applied after individual voice training exercises.
In a result, voice training is positively influenced preservice teachers' speaking ability and contributed their awareness. According to this results, in preservice and service, voice training exercises were recommended for development of teachers' speaking abilities.