Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome

    • Can You Hear It?

    • Tools for Visualization of Pitch & Intonation

  • 2

    1. Awareness - Identifying Different Pitch Sounds

    • What is Pitch?

    • Learning Check

    • What is Intonation?

    • Learning Check

    • Why Pitch and Intonation are Important

    • Learning Check

  • 3

    2. Control - Gaining Control of Pitch Changes

    • Control of Pitch

    • Learning Check

    • Control of the direction and degree of change in pitch

    • Practice - Intonation in Phrases and Short Sentences

    • Send Recordings & Schedule Practice Session

  • 4

    3. Creating Meaning With Intonation

    • Common Intonation Pattern of Sentences and Questions

    • Special Emphasis in Sentences

    • Identifying words to emphasize in long sentences

    • Action: Applying Intonation to Your Own Sentences

    • Send Recordings & Schedule Practice Session

  • 5

    4. Analysis - Apply & Practice

    • Listening to Intonation - Speaker Examples

    • Practice - Imitation of Intonation

    • Action: Imitation of a Speaker

    • Practice & Action - Observation and Imitation of Real People

    • Practice Session

    • Action: Read Your Own Script

    • Action: Create Your Own Transcript

    • Practice Session

  • 6

    Progress You've Made

    • Keep Listening!

Instructor

Christi Barb, PhD