So, according to our mark scheme the only way you can achieve full marks is by having the expression in your voice the same way as the French do, the same tonality.
My question is, I understand the French go up/down in tone when speaking at different points to the English, so when is it appropriate to go up in pitch and when is it appropriate to go down?
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- Thread Starter
- 04-03-2016 16:34
- 07-03-2016 18:17
Try and keep the same pitch as you will have when speaking English. It will be an advantage if you understand what you are saying, that way you are more likely to be able to have a pitch in terms of what you are talking about.
So when asking a question your pitch should go up.Spoiler:ShowExample: How are you today? = Comment allez-vous aujourd'hui?
In a normal sentence, keep the pitch the same.Spoiler:ShowExample: We went to the park for a picnic. = Nous sommes allés au parc pour un pique-nique.
I hope this helps.