Eng7 intonation

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I n t o n a t i o n

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  • I n t o n a t i o n

  • Read the following dialogue with a partner.A: What did you eat today?B: I had longganisa and rice for breakfast.A: You had longganisa and rice?B: Yup!A: Those are delicious, aren't they?B: Yes, they are. Do you eat them with tomatoes and salted egg? Because I had those this morning, too.A: Ah, that sounds like heaven!

  • Intonation: the rise and fall of spoken speech

  • A: What did you eat today? (rising-falling)B: I had longganisa and rice for breakfast. (falling)A: You had longganisa and rice? (rising)B: Yup!A: Those are delicious, aren't they? (rising)B: Yes, they are. Do you eat them with tomatoes and salted egg? (rising) Because I had those this morning, too.A: Ah, that sounds like heaven!

  • Questions that can be answered by yes or no, as well as tag questions and questions or statements asking for clarification, usually end in rising intonation

    Rising Intonation

  • Examples:

    1. Are you going to the concert??2. We're going to the concert, aren't we?3. You're going to the concert? (in asking for clarification)

  • Statements and commands use the falling intonation

    Falling Intonation

  • Examples:

    1. Do your work.2. Our class is dismissed.

  • Questions that seek information, such as those that begin with who, what, when, where, why, and how, and those that ask for options, have a rising-falling intonation.

    Rising-falling Intonation

  • Examples:

    1. What time does the movie start?2. Who is the author of the short story "Rice"?3. Would you like coffee or tea?

  • QUIZ:1. Did you get my wallet? RI2. When did you put my pen? RFI3. Study your lesson. FI4. The Philippine President is Mr. Rodrigo Duterte. FI5. Which do you prefer, apple or mango? RFI

  • 6. Get inside the car. FI7. You went to New York last year, didn't you? RI8. You're going to present next week? (clarify) RI9. Who's going with you? RFI10. Dr. Luzviminda Cruz is our principal. FI