Intonation is an autonomous signalling system from which speakers choose cues, used in co-occurrence with cues from other autonomous signalling systems, for the constitution and contextualization of activity types in conversation. Participants in conversations use given intonation contours as a resource which they modify according to their target activities. In so doing, speakers of German and Italian use three intonational procedures: weakening of intonation contours is used to signal self-initiated self-repair, treatment of problems of hearing and understanding, and claim to turn; enforcement signals problems of expectation, defence of turn, contradiction, and insistance; modification of intonation contours signals defence of turn and contradiction. The assignment of intonational procedures to activity types appears to be the same in both Italian and German.

Procedure intonative

RABANUS, Stefan
2000

Abstract

Intonation is an autonomous signalling system from which speakers choose cues, used in co-occurrence with cues from other autonomous signalling systems, for the constitution and contextualization of activity types in conversation. Participants in conversations use given intonation contours as a resource which they modify according to their target activities. In so doing, speakers of German and Italian use three intonational procedures: weakening of intonation contours is used to signal self-initiated self-repair, treatment of problems of hearing and understanding, and claim to turn; enforcement signals problems of expectation, defence of turn, contradiction, and insistance; modification of intonation contours signals defence of turn and contradiction. The assignment of intonational procedures to activity types appears to be the same in both Italian and German.
Intonazione; Analisi contrastiva; Italiano; Tedesco; Conversazione; Modello processuale dell'intonazione
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