WHAT IS INTONATION?
SPEECH MELODY
4 EXTRA HIGH
3 HIGH red
2 MID / joan is wearing to -
1 LOW day /
WHAT IS INTONATION?
TONE UNITTONE UNIT (TONALITY)
that woman said the husband had been unfaithful
/that woman / said the husband / had been un...
PROMINENCEPROMINENCE (TONICITY)
•New information / i am LISTening/
• Contrast /I am listening/
• Emphasis / i AM listening...
TONETONE
FALLING
RISING
FALL RISING
LEVEL
/YES/
/YES/
/YES/
/YES/
FORM OF INTONATION
ACCENTUAL FUNCTIONACCENTUAL FUNCTION
/john will come to the PARty with me /
/john will come to the party with ME /
/JOHN w...
GRAMMATICAL FUNCTIONGRAMMATICAL FUNCTION
•DEMARCATIVE (TONALITY)
•/the students who read the chapters easily passed the ex...
•SYNTACTIC (TONE)
/they are COMing/
/they are COMing/
AFFIRMATIVE
INTERROGATIVE
ATTITUDINAL FUNCTIONATTITUDINAL FUNCTION
DISCOURSE FUNCTIONDISCOURSE FUNCTION
•FOCUSING / INFORMATIONAL
NEW VS. OLD
• COHESIVE
ORGANIZATION OF SPOKEN DISCOURSE
•INDEXICAL:
PERSONAL OR SOCIAL IDENTITY.
• PSYCHOLOGICAL:
• ORGANIZATION OF THOUGHTS
•INTUITIVE APPROACH: Interacting with native
speakers
• EXPLICIT INSTRUCTION: Conciously analysing and
practising the Engl...
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Presentation intonation

  1. 1. WHAT IS INTONATION? SPEECH MELODY
  2. 2. 4 EXTRA HIGH 3 HIGH red 2 MID / joan is wearing to - 1 LOW day /
  3. 3. WHAT IS INTONATION?
  4. 4. TONE UNITTONE UNIT (TONALITY) that woman said the husband had been unfaithful /that woman / said the husband / had been unfaithful /that woman said / the husband had been unfaithful / FORM OF INTONATION
  5. 5. PROMINENCEPROMINENCE (TONICITY) •New information / i am LISTening/ • Contrast /I am listening/ • Emphasis / i AM listening/ FORM OF INTONATION
  6. 6. TONETONE FALLING RISING FALL RISING LEVEL /YES/ /YES/ /YES/ /YES/ FORM OF INTONATION
  7. 7. ACCENTUAL FUNCTIONACCENTUAL FUNCTION /john will come to the PARty with me / /john will come to the party with ME / /JOHN will come to the party with me / /john WILL come to the party with me / /john will COME to the party with me / /john will come TO the party with me / /john will come to THE party with me / /john will go to the party WITH me /
  8. 8. GRAMMATICAL FUNCTIONGRAMMATICAL FUNCTION •DEMARCATIVE (TONALITY) •/the students who read the chapters easily passed the exam/ •/the students /who read the chapters/ easily passed the exam/ •/the students /who read the chapters easily /passed the exam/ •/the students who read the chapters easily /passed the exam/ •/the students who read the chapters/ easily passed the exam/
  9. 9. •SYNTACTIC (TONE) /they are COMing/ /they are COMing/ AFFIRMATIVE INTERROGATIVE
  10. 10. ATTITUDINAL FUNCTIONATTITUDINAL FUNCTION
  11. 11. DISCOURSE FUNCTIONDISCOURSE FUNCTION •FOCUSING / INFORMATIONAL NEW VS. OLD • COHESIVE ORGANIZATION OF SPOKEN DISCOURSE
  12. 12. •INDEXICAL: PERSONAL OR SOCIAL IDENTITY. • PSYCHOLOGICAL: • ORGANIZATION OF THOUGHTS
  13. 13. •INTUITIVE APPROACH: Interacting with native speakers • EXPLICIT INSTRUCTION: Conciously analysing and practising the English intonation system •REALISTIC GOALS: Functional intelligibility Functional communicability Increased self-confidence Speech monitoring abilities

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