Intonation

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Intonation


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There is only one tone unit in one sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The tail of a tone unit contains only unstressed syllables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The head of a tone unit can contain both stressed and unstressed syllables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The nucleus can be placed at any stressed syllable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the glide down, all the stressed syllables before the nucleus are at the same pitch level
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In the glide down, unstressed syllables in the tail are at the same pitch level as the nucleus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In the glide up, the tonic syllable is very low.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In the glide up, unstressed syllables in the tail are as low as the nucleus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In the glide down, unstressed syllables in the tail are lower than the nucleus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In the glide up, stressed syllables in the tail are always higher than unstressed syllables.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    We always use the glide down for statements
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    We use the glide up for tag questions if we want the other person to agree with us
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False