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Use the arrows below to mark the rising and falling intonation of the underlined

syllable/word in the dialogue.






Task A
Intonation gives life to a sentence. Without intonation, all sentences we speak will be
spoke at the same pitch. The rising and falling of intonations which occur in different
conditions might change the meaning of a sentence.

Task B
Rising intonation
Falling intonation
Aziz : Hi Mary. ()
Mary : Oh, hi. ()
Aziz : How are you doing? ()
Mary : I'm doing alright. ( ) How about you? ()
Aziz : Not too bad. ( ) The weather is great, isn't it? ()
Mary : Yes, it's absolutely beautiful today. ()
Aziz : I wish it was like this more frequently. ()
Mary : Me too. ()
Aziz : So, where are you going now? ()
Mary : I'm going to meet a friend of mine at the mall. ()
Aziz : Going to do a little shopping? ()
Mary : Yeah, I have to buy a cake, balloons and presents. ()
Aziz : What's the occasion? ()
Mary : It's my parentsanniversary. ()
Aziz : That's great!( ) Well, you better get going. ( ) You
don'twant to be late, do you? ()
Mary : No, I dont. ( ) I'll see you next time. ()
Aziz : Sure.( )Bye. ( )

Task C
Voice 008.3ga


Tasks:
A. Write in 2-3 sentences what you have learnt about intonation
from the videos.
B. Mark the rising and falling intonation of the underlined
syllable/word in the dialogue below.

C. Read and record the dialogue according to the markings (rising
and falling tones).