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Introduction to week 4: suprasegmental features

Supersegmental features apply to speech units larger than sounds. They can be used to convey additional meaning. Watch Laura Rupp explain more.

Supersegmental features apply to speech units larger than sounds. They can be used to convey meaning in addition to the meaning denoted by words. Watch Laura Rupp explain more. You need to understand the information provided by the video in order to be able to work on your suprasegmental features.

The video will also outline the learning objectives of this week: you will read about the impact of suprasegmental features on intelligibility and you will analyse and practise them in English. You will also assess the progress that you have made during the course in an exercise and by making a second recording of the word list and the reading passage.

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