Intonation of questions

LorieB2Kwiziq community member

Intonation of questions

Something I've been noticing throughout the lessons is that there does not seem to be a rise in intonation at the end of the questions in the French pronunciation (see example above in: "Vous ne devriez pas etre a l'ecole"). Instead, the intonation sounds more like a statement. Do the French not have an uplift in intonation at the end of spoken questions?

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CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Lorie,

Thank you for pointing this out, it has now been fixed...

Intonation of questions

Something I've been noticing throughout the lessons is that there does not seem to be a rise in intonation at the end of the questions in the French pronunciation (see example above in: "Vous ne devriez pas etre a l'ecole"). Instead, the intonation sounds more like a statement. Do the French not have an uplift in intonation at the end of spoken questions?

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