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Communicative Functions and Linguistic Forms in Speech Interaction

 Author: Klaus J. Kohler  Publisher: © Cambridge University Press  ISBN: 978-1-107-17072-8  Pages: 320  Language: English

Prosody is generally studied at a separate linguistic level from syntax and semantics. It analyses phonetic properties of utterances such as pitch and prominence, and orders them into phonological categories such as pitch ac- cent, boundary tone and metrical grid.