The Functions of English Intonation Essay

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Universität Salzburg Fachbereich Anglistik |Ps: Describing English Language Structures 1 (Phonetics and Phonology) SS 2010 | | The Functions of English Intonation | |Christopher Pucher | |21 June 2010 |0921654 | CONTENTS 1. Introduction...........................................................................................................1 2. English intonation..................................................................................................1 3. The functions of English intonation.......................................................................2 1. The attitudinal function of English intonation................................................3 2. The accentual function of English intonation.................................................4 3. The grammatical function of English intonation............................................4 4. The discourse function of English intonation.................................................5 4. Conclusion.............................................................................................................5 5. Bibliography..........................................................................................................6 1. Introduction This paper is going to discuss the importance of English intonation and moreover it is going to deal with its different functions. While this paper contains three chapters it is designed to provide a distinct knowledge for the reader concerning intonation in the first one. Thus I will explain the concept of intonation, deal with its

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