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1. what is grammatical function of intonation

  • putting stress and focusing on important word intonation phrase. concerns the placement and nuclear tone within intonation phrase
  • conveys what is new and what is given information. conveys to the listener what type of response is required. the nuclear tone will be placed on words with higher information content.
  • highlighting grammatical and syntactic structure of what is being said. example phrase boundaries and questions vs statements
  • this is expressing emotions and attitudes
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2. attitudinal function

  • putting stress and focusing on important word intonation phrase. concerns the placement and nuclear tone within intonation phrase
  • this is expressing emotions and attitudes
  • highlighting grammatical and syntactic structure of what is being said. example phrase boundaries and questions vs statements
  • conveys what is new and what is given information. conveys to the listener what type of response is required. the nuclear tone will be placed on words with higher information content.

3. what is also discourse function

  • highlighting grammatical and syntactic structure of what is being said. example phrase boundaries and questions vs statements
  • putting stress and focusing on important word intonation phrase. concerns the placement and nuclear tone within intonation phrase
  • it has two aspects focusing the listeners attention of the most important part of what's being said and regulating conversational behaviour.
  • this is expressing emotions and attitudes

4. what is accentual function

  • conveys what is new and what is given information. conveys to the listener what type of response is required. the nuclear tone will be placed on words with higher information content.
  • putting stress and focusing on important word intonation phrase. concerns the placement and nuclear tone within intonation phrase
  • highlighting grammatical and syntactic structure of what is being said. example phrase boundaries and questions vs statements
  • this is expressing emotions and attitudes

5. what is discourse function

  • conveys what is new and what is given information. conveys to the listener what type of response is required. the nuclear tone will be placed on words with higher information content.
  • highlighting grammatical and syntactic structure of what is being said. example phrase boundaries and questions vs statements
  • putting stress and focusing on important word intonation phrase. concerns the placement and nuclear tone within intonation phrase
  • this is expressing emotions and attitudes

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