3

Intonation

INTRODUCTION

The objective of this chapter is to enable the students to familiarize themselves with the use of tones.

In English, there are different tones that the English speakers use, and the ones you must know are described here.

Chapter 2 introduced word stress in the English language. This chapter will introduce you to the intonation of English words and sentences. Intonation in English cannot be compared with the intonation in any other language, and you need to learn the tones and the logic behind them continuously as you are a foreign learner.

Tone or intonation is the music or rhythm of a group of words, generally referred to as the tone group. A tone group is generally a simple sentence or a group of words separated ...

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