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Questions tagged [intonation]

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How to pronounce “l'organisateur de l'événement”?

What is the proper pronounciation of this sentence as an event organizer? This is the example: Je suis Joana l'organisateur de l'événement, quand est la date exacte de l'événement ?
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How do you emphasize a part of a sentence?

In English, most ways of emphasizing parts of a sentence are based on tone. For example, the sentence "He stole the wallet" could be emphasized in one of four ways: He stole the wallet — Neutral, no ...
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L'orientation des accents est-elle liée à l'intonation ?

Something I noticed while reading words with diacritical marks is that the direction of the of mark (either acute or grave) produces a stressed sound that coincides with the direction of the mark — or ...
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“Merci!” in a high-pitched voice

I've noticed that it's pretty common for both men and women to say "merci" in a peculiar high-pitched voice, especially if it's at the end of a conversation. Is it considered more polite or perhaps ...