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    Bitish English Intonation and Sentence stress

    Hi All,

    Can any British Native speaker explain me the characteristics of Intonation in British English (Tone: rising and falling tone, Stress: Contrastive and new information stress) and how is it different from from American English and Australian Englsih and other regional English ?

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: Bitish English Intonation and Sentence stress

    This is a massive topic- if you want the answers to all of that, it would be advisable to get a book on the subject because you're talking about descriptions of variants and dialects and how we build meaning with intonation.

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