Falling Intonation – English Pronunciation with JenniferESL

Falling Intonation – English Pronunciation with JenniferESL

Click to watch the introduction to this playlist: https://youtu.be/kIapQVNq3D4

0:01 Taking steps vs. Speaking English
0:48 Lesson title
1:00 Falling intonation and what it expresses
1:12 Falling intonation in statements
2:24 What is a focus word?
3:01 Stepping vs. gliding
4:11 Does every sentence have only one focus word?
4:42 Falling intonation in wh- questions
5:14 Practice: Listen and repeat.
8:26 Practice on your own.
9:41 Lesson ending

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