ERIC Number: EJ378903
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
The Neglected Role of Intonation in Communicative Competence and Proficiency.
Chun, Dorothy M.
Modern Language Journal, v72 n3 p295-303 Fall 1988
Discusses the theoretical foundations of discourse analysis and intonation and emphasizes that intonation has received little attention in the communicative competence or proficiency movements, despite the fact that intonation is a powerful tool for negotiating meaning, managing interaction, and achieving discourse coherence. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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