Discourse intonation in L2

from theory and research to practice
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This book first presents the latest linguistic theories of intonation, in particular, how intonation functions in discourse not only to signal sentence types and attitudinal meanings but also to provide turn-taking and other conversational cues.

The second part of the book examines the research in applied linguistics on the acquisition of L2 Cited by:   Intonation, rhythm, and general &#;melody&#; of language are among the first aspects of speech that infants attend to and produce themselves.

Yet, these same features are among the last to be mastered by adult L2 learners. Why is this, and how can L2 learners be helped. This book first presents the latest linguistic theories of intonation, in particular, how intonation functions in Cited by:   Discourse Intonation in L2: From theory and research to practice (Language Learning & Language Teaching) [Chun, Dorothy M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Discourse Intonation in L2: From theory and research to practice (Language Learning &. “Dorothy Chun’s book ‘Discourse intonation in L2’ is an invaluable resource for second and foreign language instructors who teach pronunciation and oral skills, for professionals who train such language teachers, and for researchers who are working on the acquisition of suprasegmentals — intonation in :   The objectives of this book are to emphasize the importance of intonation within the discourse domain and to draw upon research to suggest ways of teaching discourse-based intonation to second language (L2) learners.

This book is organized in three parts. The first provides an overview of linguistic theories on prosodic : Debra M. Hardison. BOOK NOTICES at all levels in linguistics and SLA. [LISA DEWAARD DYKSTRA, University of Iowa.] Discourse intonation in L2: From theory and research to practice. By DOROTHY M.

CHUN. (Language learning and language teaching 1.) Amsterdam: John Benjamins, Pp. xvii, ISBN $ A unique contribution to the literature on teaching pronunciation in L2, this book. Why is this, and how can L2 learners be helped.

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This book first presents the latest linguistic theories of intonation, in particular, how intonation functions in discourse not only to signal sentence types and attitudinal meanings but also to provide turn-taking and other conversational cues.

The second part of the book examines the research in. Buy Discourse Intonation in L2 by Dorothy M. Chun from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Discourse Intonation in L2: From Theory and Research to Practice by Dorothy M.

Chun; The Music of Everyday Speech: Prosody and Discourse Analysis by Ann Wennerstrom; Intonation. Discourse Intonation (DI) (Brazil ; Chun ) seems to be particularly well suited for use in the EFL classroom, much more so than the rather complex traditional models (e.g.

O’Connor and Arnold ) or some recent phonological theories. Yet if L2 teachers are to be provided. Some L2 learners have difficulty perceiving the difference between stressed and unstressed syllables in English. If their perception is weak, they also have difficulty producing the rhythm of words and phrases with correct stress and intonation.

Discourse Intonation in L2 -- From Theory and Research to Practice The results reveal that intonation activities are underrepresented in the EFL student's books, and that discourse intonation Author: Dorothy Chun. intonation is actually taught, it is done at sentence level but not at discourse level – although a shift towards a discourse approach in the teaching of L2 pronunciation is progressively becoming more widespread (Pavón Vázquez ).

Interestingly, mastering discourse intonation is crucial for the L2 learners to become. Get this from a library. Discourse intonation in L2: from theory and research to practice. [Dorothy M Chun] -- Intonation, rhythm, and general "melody" of language are among the first aspects of speech that infants attend to and produce themselves.

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Get this from a library. Discourse intonation in L2: from theory and research to practice. [Dorothy M Chun] -- Annotation Intonation, rhythm, and general "melody" of language are among the first aspects of speech that infants attend to and produce themselves.

Yet, these same features are among the last to. The first volume, Intonation and Its Parts: Melody in Spoken English, was published in Intonation, or speech melody, refers to the rise and fall of the pitch of the voice in speech; it has intimate ties to facial expression and bodily gesture, and conveys, underneath it all, emotions and attitudes.

Discourse Intonation in L2 Paperback by Chun, Dorothy Published by John Benjamins. Published Intonation, rhythm, and general?melody. of language are among the first aspects of speech that infants attend to and produce themselves. Yet, these same features are among the last to be mastered by adult L2 learners.

INTONATION AND DISCOURSE STRUCTURE IN ENGLISH: PHONOLOGICAL AND PHONETIC MARKERS OF LOCAL AND GLOBAL DISCOURSE STRUCTURE DISSERTATION Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy in the Graduate School of The Ohio State University By.

Discourse Intonation in L2: From Theory and Research to Practice. Dorothy M. Chun. Philadelphia: John Benjamins, Pp. xvii + The Music of Everyday Speech: Prosody and Discourse Analysis. Ann Wennerstrom. New York: Oxford University Press, Pp. xix + Intonation in Text And Discourse: Beginnings, Middles, and Ends.

Anne Wichmann. Harlow. exceptions to rules for the intonation of lists, another common coursebook focus ( ). To be fair, Headway’s authors do deal with the case of rising Wh-questions in the upper-intermediate book, but they treat it as an exception to the grammatically based rule. As we shall see, a better explanation is made possible by discourse intonation.

framework of discourse intonation and content structure, this study examines both pitch and pause structure in parallel L1 and L2 teaching discourse.

Theoretical framework Brazil’s model of intonation in discourse comprises three interacting systems— tone,key,and termination—which are manifested on the prominent syllables in the. DOI link for Intonation in Discourse. Intonation in Discourse book.

Intonation in Discourse. DOI link for Intonation in Discourse. Intonation in Discourse book. Edited By Catherine Johns-Lewis. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 6 September Pub. location London. This textbook is an accessible introduction to discourse intonation for ESL/EFL instructors, whether practicing or in pre-service graduate programs.

Because intonation (typically defined as pitch structure that also includes rhythm and stress patterns) is used to form impressions about a speaker's. Keywords: prosody, intonation, L2 discourse intonation, L2 pragmatic competence, L2 non-specialist public speaking Abstract This paper reports the findings from a study of the learning of English intonation by Spanish speakers within the discourse mode of L2 oral presentation.

Intonation in Text and Discourse describes the way in which speech melody, or intonation, is used to signal the structure of spoken texts. It examines the role of intonation in clarifying the relationship between successive utterances, from close cohesive ties ('middles') to major breaks for a new topic ('ends' and 'beginnings').

explaining how intonation relates to discourse meaning. Definitional problems remain, but three recent books suggest that intonation can be addressed in a principled way. Each book explains how readers can apply an understanding of intonation to language teaching and discourse analysis.

Current intonation systems can look like a foreign. The Discourse of Nurse-Patient Interactions: Contrasting the communicative styles of U.S.

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and international nurses is the first book to quantitatively examine a wide range of linguistic features in a corpus of interactions between nurses and standardized patients. The main goal of this book is to compare the discourse of U.S.

(L1 English speaking) and international (L2 English speaking) nurses. Only Study Listening focuses in any systematic way on the functions of intonation in lecture discourse, and even here the role of intonation in larger-scale text organization is not dealt with.

However, Barr () reports on a study investigating the language awareness activities to help L2 students use discourse intonation to interpret. A Discourse Approach to Intonation: Can it Work in Japan. Gregory S. Hadley. Introduction.

Teachers express their frustration with "advanced" L2 learners who read and write well in English, yet lack the confidence to speak. Brazil () suggests that many learners feel insecure because they cannot pronounce words properly. The second part of the book examines the research in applied linguistics on the acquisition of L2 phonology and intonation.

The third section offers practical applications of how to incorporate the teaching of intonation into L2 instruction, with a focus on using new speech technologies.The present study thus provides an empirical analysis of intonation activities in five EFL student’s books series by exploring the overall coverage of intonation activities across the series and the quality of these activities.

(). Discourse intonation in L2: From theory and research to practice (Vol. 1). John Benjamins Publishing. It could be argued that L2 learners may consciously or unconsciously avoid unfamiliar forms (i.e., unfamiliar discourse intonation) to dodge the production of incorrect forms in unscripted speech—an oral activity that is essentially under the control of the participants (see Ryan, ; Tadayyon, Zarrinabadi, & Ketabi,for more detail.