The Intonation Systems of English

The Intonation Systems of English

by Paul Tench


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The Intonation Systems of English by Paul Tench

Tench provides an introduction to the current state of functional linguistics studies in the intonation of English. Intended not only for students of linguistics and English language, the book also contains information ideal for consideration by language teachers, speech therapists, drama students and other professions that rely heavily upon the spoken word.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474246606
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/17/2015
Series: Linguistics: Bloomsbury Academic Collections Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Paul Tench is an Associate Researcher at the Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University, UK.

Table of Contents

1 Intonation: What it is and what it does
2 Tonality: The Units of Intonation
3 Tonicity: The Focal Point of Intonation
4 Tones: The Tunes of Intonation
5 Tone Variations
6 Intonation in a Model of Communication

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