|Module title||Refreshment Course On British Pronunciation: Intonation With Elements Of Voice Management.|
|Module lecturer||mgr Agata Rataszewska|
|Lecturer position||senior lecturer|
|Faculty||Faculty of Educational Studies|
Module aim (aims)
to refresh basic contours of intonation
to practice communication skills and socio-linguistic use of intonation
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Student's level at least B1+
knowledge of learning strategies
experience in conventional and e-learning methods
communication and social skills
willingness to cooperate with tutor and peers
Week 1: Introductory class. Rules. Information on credit requirements. Recordings.
Week 2: Recording analysis. How does the voice work?
Week 3: English sounds characteristics: easy onset vs. hard glottal attack, voicing.
Week 4: Linking and assimilation.
Week 5: Tonic syllable and main intonation patterns.
Week 6: Highlighting cont.
Week 7: The Falling Tone: Telling.
Week 8: The Falling and Fall Rise Tone: Telling and referring.
Week 9: Revision, question tags.
Week 10: The Rise Tone: Roles and status of speakers
Week 11: Low Key Information.
Week 12: Contrast. The Rise fall patterns
Week 13: Revision and practice.
Week 14: Pitch, intonation and voice quality in public speaking. Examples.
Week 15: Five Voices. Course sum up and feedback.
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