Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Tone

No description
by

Adrienne Light

on 28 July 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Tone

Speaking Tone and Stress
Stress
Adding a stress on a word can change the meaning of a sentence
Activity
Tone
Why?
Your tone changes because of:
-who you are talking to
-your emotions

English is a stressed language. When speaking, tone and stress:

-add emotion
-make conversations interesting
-add stronger meaning to your words
Tone for
Different Emotions
How a word is said
Example
I didn't steal your red hat.
Tone for
Different People
Hello.
-to a teacher
-to a baby
-to a pretty girl

I have something to tell you.

Happy
Nervous
Mad
Tone Practice
With a partner, say this sentence with a different tone.

He's not coming to visit.
1. excited
2. mad
3. to your boss
When a word is said stronger than the other words
Did you steal my red hat?
I
didn't steal your red hat.
Strongly saying you are innocent and someone else stole it.
I didn't
steal
your red hat.
You have the hat, but didn't steal it. You borrowed it.
I didn't steal your
red
hat.
You stole a hat but it wasn't red.
I didn't say we should
kill him now.
Which words should be stressed?
I was so angry at John. He forgot to call me on my birthday. He said he remembered, but it was too late to call.
Listening practice
Write the sentence.
Circle the stressed word.
Match the stressed word to the correct response.
Full transcript