Intonation of English and Kazakh Languages

Authors

  • Karagoishiyeva Danel Al Farabi Kazakh National University

Abstract

This study examines the intonation of English and Kazakh declarative, exclamatory, interrogative and imperative statements. An overview and comparison is given of the theoretical research on intonation in English and Kazakh. More practically, similarities and differences between these languages are shown. Language is a tool of communication where intonation plays a vital role in expressing the emotions and state of the addresser of a message. Without an intonation it would be hard to distinguish the type of the sentence uttered by a speaker. The peculiarities of the intonation patterns of a definite language are clearly displayed if a comparative study is carried out with the attraction of the intonation of a foreign language. This article examines the intonation of English and Kazakh declarative, exclamatory, interrogative and imperative statements. An overview and comparison are given of the theoretical research on intonation in English and Kazakh. More practically, similarities and differences between these languages are shown. The results of the experiment are taken with the help of the research on the programme PRAAT.

Published

2021-07-16

How to Cite

Karagoishiyeva Danel. (2021). Intonation of English and Kazakh Languages. I T A L I E N I S C H, 11(2), 309–320. Retrieved from http://italienisch.nl/index.php/VerlagSauerlander/article/view/125