Suzanne’s Quick Tips Episode #5: Question intonation

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Summary: <br> <br> <br> <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><br> </a><br> <a href=""></a><br> <br> <br> <br> Episode description<br> Today, we have a quick tip for you. And today we’re going to talk about open-ended questions, and the intonation. So, when you ask a question, does it always go up at the end? Not always. Intonation. Many times people see a question mark or ask a question and automatically assume that a question should always go up in intonation. But there are actually some rules regarding questions and intonation.<br> <br> <br> Quick tip takeaways<br> <br> <br> <br> * Just because a questions ends with a question mark (?) does not mean the intonation or pitch should go up at the end.<br> * Intonation is the rise and fall of pitch in speech, usually used to emphasize and stress a word in a sentence.<br> * An open-ended question is a question that cannot be answered with yes or no. Instead, it is answered with a descriptive response.<br> <br> <br> <br> Copyright: <a href=""></a><br> For more information about this episode, visit<br>