Grade 9 English Module: Use Appropriate Suprasegmental: Pitch, Stress, Juncture & Intonation

This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.

Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.

Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.

Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.

When you speak English, do you say the words evenly? If yes, you may sound very uninteresting. There should be a fluctuation, so it will not sound flat, monotonous (all in the same tone) and boring!

We all know that the means of human communication, either spoken or written, is called language and is used by a particular country or community. Especially in spoken interactions, the way we vary our tone, pitch and volume add meaning to what we say. Utterance has a great impact on how we deliver the words and how it is perceived by the listener.

This module contains exercises that help enhance communication skill using appropriate suprasegmental that comes in different forms: pitch, stress, juncture, intonation, and more.

The skills learned in this module will enable you to:

  • Use Appropriate Suprasegmental: Pitch, Stress, Juncture and Intonation.

Grade 9 English Quarter 4 Self-Learning Module: Use Appropriate Suprasegmental: Pitch, Stress, Juncture & Intonation


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