Intonation In The Grammar Of English (Equinox Textbooks and Surveys in Linguistics)
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Intonation In The Grammar Of English (Equinox Textbooks and Surveys in Linguistics) by M. A. K. Halliday

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Published by Equinox Publishing (UK) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Phonetics, phonology, prosody (speech),
  • Language,
  • English Grammar,
  • Systemic Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English,
  • Linguistics,
  • English language,
  • General,
  • Grammar,
  • Accents and accentuation,
  • Intonation

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8773345M
ISBN 101904768156
ISBN 109781904768159

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: Intonation and grammar in British English (Janua Linguarum: Series Practica) (): Halliday, Michael Alexander Kirkwood: BooksCited by: Intonation in the Grammar of English is written for scholars interested in language, but not necessarily linguists or phoneticians. An introduction covers speech sound, locating it in relation to other phenomena and disciplines, discussing its representation and interpretation, and introducing the systems and strata which frame its analysis in terms of systemic functional linguistics. Summary: "Intonation in the Grammar of English is written for scholars who are interested in language, but not necessarily linguists or phoneticians. The introduction covers speech sound, locating it in relation to other phenomena and disciplines, discusses its representation and interpretation, and introduces the systems and strata which frame its analysis in terms of systemic functional linguistics.   Intonation in the Grammar of English is for ‘scholars interested in language but not necessarily linguists or phoneticians’. It presents an account of English intonation within the framework of systemic functional linguistics, an approach which will be familiar to many readers from Halliday's earlier work on English in general and on intonation specifically—in Author: Jonathan Marks.

Intonation in the grammar of English. M. A. K. Halliday and William S. Greaves () Reviewed by Bradley A. Smith. The very title of this book will be, for many scholars studying the phenomena of the sound signal commonly referred to under the . There are two basic patterns of intonation in English: falling intonation and rising intonation. In the following examples a downward arrow (➘) indicates a fall in intonation and an upward arrow (➚) indicates a rise in intonation. Again, these are not rules but patterns generally used by native speakers of English.   Updated Janu Correct intonation and stress are the key to speaking English fluently with good pronunciation. Intonation and stress refer to the music of the English language. Words that are stressed are key to understanding and using the correct intonation brings out the : Kenneth Beare. It can also explain why sometimes people don’t seem to understand you even when you use the right words and grammar. The Main English Intonation Patterns. There are two main American English intonation patterns: Falling: This is when your voice lowers its pitch at the end of the sentence, and it’s the most common pattern in American English.

Intonation in the Grammar of English is written for scholars interested in language but not necessarily linguists or phoneticians. An introduction covers speech sound, locating it in relation to other phenomena and disciplines, discussing its representation and interpretation, and introducing the systems and strata which frame its analysis in terms of systemic functional lingu. Intonation in the Grammar of English is a very modern book in the sense that it is not just a text but encourages the reader to be interactive. The book is for a reader who wants to know in detail about intonation features of English and how this interacts with the grammatical structure of the language.   Intonation in the Grammar of English is written for scholars interested in language but not necessarily linguists or phoneticians. An introduction covers speech sound, locating it in relation to other phenomena and disciplines, discussing its representation and interpretation, and introducing the systems and strata which frame its analysis in terms of systemic functional linguistics/5(2). Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Halliday, M.A.K. (Michael Alexander Kirkwood), Intonation and grammar in British English.