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    Good morning

    Dear teachers

    I've heard people pronouncing "good morning" in different ways (like the audio file attached). So what's the difference in the meaning and why is such a difference? Please advise.

    Goodmorning.mp3

    Cheers


    Holden

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    Re: Good morning

    There is no difference in pronunciation between those two. There is a difference between the stress/intonation. One speaker uses a rise in his voice on a different syllable from the other speaker. It doesn't matter if 500 people say "Good morning" in different accents, dialects or using different stresses or intonations, if the words are "Good morning" and they are used as a greeting, there is no difference in meaning.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Good morning

    It can be used to express enthusiasm, signal the end of a conversation in a negative way, sound bored, etc.

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