Aleksenko S. Social variation of English apologies’ intonation contour

Authors

  • Aleksenko S. Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko

Keywords:

intonation variation, sociocultural contexts, apologies, pragmatic polyvalency.

Abstract

The article dwells on the social variation of English apologies intonation contour which is brought about by
different contexts of their use. The functional peculiarities of English apologies are subject to analysis. Also, the
phonetic means of distinguishing a word “sorry” are highlighted.

Published

2020-04-10

How to Cite

Алексенко С. Ф. (2020). Aleksenko S. Social variation of English apologies’ intonation contour. Philological Treatises, 5(4), 5–10. Retrieved from https://tractatus.sumdu.edu.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/447