Final Intonation Patterns

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Final intonation pattern is the basic intonation pattern which can be easily learned and applied. Nowadays, intonation has been neglected. sharing this will advocate the correct usage of the language.

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Final Intonation Patterns

  1. 1. High on the hill with a lonely goat herd Le hi ho di le hi ho di le hi hi Sweet little lamb with a lonely sheep herd Le hi ho di le hi ho di lei Ha ha le hi ho di le hi Hei hei le hi ho di lei Ho ho le hi ho di le hi Le hi ho di lei ho lei Lonely GoatherdLonely Goatherd Why do we need to sing? Because speaking is like singing… In singing, we follow a tone… It is the same in speaking… The tone we follow is called intonation.
  2. 2. Intonation is the risingIntonation is the rising and falling or theand falling or the variation of the tone ofvariation of the tone of voice when we speak.voice when we speak. IntonationIntonation
  3. 3. Lowest toneLowest tone Middle toneMiddle tone Highest toneHighest tone In intonation, we haveIn intonation, we have three pitch levelsthree pitch levels
  4. 4. PITCH OR TONE LEVELSPITCH OR TONE LEVELS 1 – lowest tone 2 – middle tone 3 – highest tone
  5. 5. FINAL INTONATIONFINAL INTONATION PATTERNSPATTERNS
  6. 6. 1 – lowest tone 2 – middle tone 3 – highest tone THE 2-3-1 PATTERN OR THE RISING-FALLING INTONATION PATTERN
  7. 7. 2 – middle tone 3 – highest tone THE 2-3 PATTERN OR THE RISING INTONATION PATTERN
  8. 8.  A fourth pitch level isA fourth pitch level is also used depending onalso used depending on the emotion expressedthe emotion expressed in a sentence.in a sentence.
  9. 9. Of final intonation patterns
  10. 10. First ruleFirst rule Declarative sentences orDeclarative sentences or factual sentences followfactual sentences follow the 2-3-1 pattern.the 2-3-1 pattern.
  11. 11. EXAMPLE: The cookie was stolen.
  12. 12. EXAMPLE: The book is on the table.
  13. 13. Second ruleSecond rule Imperative sentencesImperative sentences follow the 2-3-1follow the 2-3-1 pattern.pattern.
  14. 14. EXAMPLE: Please hand me the book.
  15. 15. EXAMPLE: Pick a better choice.
  16. 16. Third ruleThird rule Information questionsInformation questions follow the 2-3-1follow the 2-3-1 pattern.pattern.
  17. 17. EXAMPLE: Where is the cookie?
  18. 18. EXAMPLE: Who took the cookie?
  19. 19. Fourth ruleFourth rule Yes-no questionsYes-no questions follow the 2-3follow the 2-3 pattern.pattern.
  20. 20. EXAMPLE: Did she take the cookie?
  21. 21. EXAMPLE: Do you like cookies?
  22. 22. Activity No. 1 Draw the final intonation patterns for the following sentences. 1. He studies literature. 2. Bring me the papers. 3. Why is she absent? 4. Did you see him? 5. Is she intelligent?
  23. 23. Activity No. 1 Draw the final intonation patterns for the following sentences. 1. He studies literature. 2. Bring me the papers. 3. Why is she absent?
  24. 24. 4. Did you see him? 5. Is she intelligent? Very Good!!!Very Good!!!
  25. 25. Very good!!! Activity No. 2 Read the following sentences using the correct final intonation patterns. 1. Are you going to school today? 2. The booth is already closed. 3. Where are your brothers? 4. Aren’t you coming with us? 5. Tomorrow is another day.
  26. 26. Draw the correct final intonation pattern for the following sentences. 1. She is perfect. 2. Who is your rival for the first spot? 3. Wouldn’t it be nice if we go out? 4. Did you know that she isn’t coming? 5. Honesty is the best policy. 6. Hope springs eternal. 7. I’d like to come over to talk about some matters. 8. Bring me the book. 9. Please carry the bag for me. 10.Every dog has a collar. QUIZQUIZ
  27. 27. Assignment: 1.Review the intonation patterns for the graded recitation tomorrow. 2.Give five examples each for the rules of the final intonation patterns.
  28. 28. THANK YOU! PREPARED BY: Vanessa V. Adriano
  29. 29. Are you going to school today?
  30. 30. The booth is already closed.
  31. 31. Where are your brothers?
  32. 32. Aren’t you coming with us?
  33. 33. Tomorrow is another day.

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