Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Applied english phonetics intonation
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Applied english phonetics intonation

5,754

Published on

A summary based on the contents seen in class.

A summary based on the contents seen in class.

0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
5,754
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
152
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Applied English Phonetics
  • 2. Intonation Intonation Pitch Tone Functions of the tone The tone unit Structure of the tone unit Falling and rising Functions of Intonation
  • 3. Intonation No language is spoken on a monotone Languages have variations of pitch English intonation: pitch patterns of spoken English; the speech tunes or melodies; the musical features of English Intonation is significant Intonation is systematic Intonation is characteristic Because word/sentence stress involves changes in voice pitch, speakers continually modify the fundamental frequency of their voice while speaking in order to stress particular words in an utterance.
  • 4.  The modification of voice pitch is known as intonationA speaker’s intonation pattern cues a listener as to the type of utterance being spoken, i.e., a statement of fact, a question, an exclamation, etc. Intonation is also responsible, in part, for indicating a speaker’s particular mood. Intonation is different from stress, however there are relations between them. Range of intonation varies.
  • 5. Pitch Auditory sensation experienced by the hearer An individual speaker does have control over his/her pitch and may choose to speak with a higher pitch than normalPitch: High or Low
  • 6. Tone Behaviour of the pitch One-syllable words can be said with level tone or moving tone, however, English speakers do not use level tones. It sounds unnatural. Tone Languages imply meaning: Mandarin Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese The tones are falling, rising, fall-rise, rise-fall Representation of tones.
  • 7. Structure of the tone unit Nucleus (Tonic syllable) Tail Head Pre-head
  • 8. Functions of the English tone Fall ˎyes ˎno Rise ̗yes ̗no Rise-fall yes ̭no ̭ Level _yes _no
  • 9. Falling and Rising Falling intonation or tune Statements Questions containing a special interrogative word Commands
  • 10. Rising Intonation Questions requiring the answer “yes” or “no” First part of sentences Statements with an implication
  • 11. Functions of Intonation Attitudinal function Accentual function Grammatical function Discourse function
  • 12. Bibliography• Allen, W Stannard. Living English Speech, 1954• Celce Murcia, et al. Teaching Pronunciation, 1996• Finch and Ortiz. A course in English Phonetics for Spanish Speakers, 1982• Jones, Daniel. An Outline of English Phonetics, 1967• Roach, Peter. English Phonetics and Phonology, 2000• Wells, J C. English Intonation. 2007

×