Volume 15 2012

Pragmatics and Prosody in English Language Teaching


ISBN: 978-94-007-3882-9 (Print) 978-94-007-3883-6 (Online)
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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-6


  3. Theoretical approaches to the teaching of Prosody

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 9-24

      Issues in the Acoustic Measurement of Rhythm

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 25-40

      Prosody and Second Language Teaching: Lessons from L2 Speech Perception and Production Research

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 41-59

      Factors Affecting the Perception and Production of L2 Prosody: Research Results and Their Implications for the Teaching of Foreign Languages

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 61-76

      Function vs. Form in Speech Prosody – Lessons from Experimental Research and Potential Implications for Teaching

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 77-94

      Prosodic Adaptation in Language Learning

  4. Pragmatics, Prosody and communication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 97-116

      Prosody and Meaning: Theory and Practice

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 117-131

      Prosody and Feedback in Native and Non-native Speakers of English

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 133-146

      Early Prosodic Production: Pragmatic and Acoustic Analyses for L2 Language Learners

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 147-168

      Prosody in Conversation: Implications for Teaching English Pronunciation

  5. Pedagogical implications for English Language Teaching

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 171-197

      Same but Different: The Pragmatic Potential of Native vs. Non-native Teachers’ Intonation in the EFL Classroom

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 199-218

      The Pragmatic Function of Intonation: Cueing Agreement and Disagreement in Spoken English Discourse and Implications for ELT

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 219-230

      Trouble Spots in the Learning of English Intonation by Spanish Speakers. Tonality and Tonicity

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 231-234

      Teaching Prosody with a Pragmatic Orientation: A Synthesis

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 235-249