The music of the
language
Intonation
Pitch is raising and lowering the voice while
speaking. The use of pitch is called intonation.
The way we use c...
Match the intonation tune to the
meaning
a. // mmm//
b. // mmm//
c. // mmm//
d. // mmm//
e. // mmm//
1. Reflects boredom o...
Pitch words- pitch boundary-
starting pitch
Intonation
• Can change/affect the meaning of
a sentence.
• Can cause misunderstandings.
• Is as important as your choice ...
Say hello…
• To your boss.
• To your best friend.
• To an attractive man/woman at the bar.
• To a six month old baby.
How ...
Rising intonation
Examples
Let's practice
http://www.englishmedialab.com/pronunciation/u
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Intonation

  1. 1. The music of the language
  2. 2. Intonation Pitch is raising and lowering the voice while speaking. The use of pitch is called intonation. The way we use changes in pitch to convey meaning, and mood. "You're coming." "You're coming?" http://pronuncian.com/Intonation/
  3. 3. Match the intonation tune to the meaning a. // mmm// b. // mmm// c. // mmm// d. // mmm// e. // mmm// 1. Reflects boredom or lack of interest. 2. I agree. 3. Strong agreement. 4. I agree, but... 5. The speaker wants the listener to say more.
  4. 4. Pitch words- pitch boundary- starting pitch
  5. 5. Intonation • Can change/affect the meaning of a sentence. • Can cause misunderstandings. • Is as important as your choice of words. How we say something is as important as what we say.
  6. 6. Say hello… • To your boss. • To your best friend. • To an attractive man/woman at the bar. • To a six month old baby. How does your intonation change?
  7. 7. Rising intonation
  8. 8. Examples
  9. 9. Let's practice http://www.englishmedialab.com/pronunciation/u

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