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dc.contributor.authorMartinez-Castilla, P.
dc.contributor.authorPepp, Sue JE
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-29T15:53:35Z
dc.date.available2018-06-29T15:53:35Z
dc.date.issued2008-04
dc.identifierER617
dc.identifier.citationMartinez-Castilla, P. & Pepp̩, S. (2008) Intonation features of the expression of emotions in Spanish: preliminary study for a prosody assessment procedure, Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, vol. 22, , pp. 363-370,
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dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02699200801919802
dc.identifier.urihttps://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/handle/20.500.12289/617
dc.description.abstractThis study aimed to find out what intonation features reliably represent the emotions of liking as opposed to disliking in the Spanish language, with a view to designing a prosody assessment procedure for use with children with speech and language disorders. 18 intonationally different prosodic realisations (tokens) of one word (lim_n) were recorded by one native Spanish speaker. The tokens were deemed representative of two categories of emotion: liking or disliking of the taste lemon. 30 native Spanish speakers assigned them to the two categories and rated their expressiveness on a six-point scale. For all tokens except two, agreement between judges as to category was highly significant, some tokens attracting 100% agreement. The intonation contours most related to expressiveness levels were: for liking, an inverted U form contour with exaggerated pitch peak within the tonic syllable; and for disliking, a flat melodic contour with a slight fall.
dc.format.extent363-370
dc.publisherInforma Healthcare
dc.relation.ispartofClinical Linguistics & Phonetics
dc.subjectDisliking
dc.subjectEmotions
dc.subjectIntonation features
dc.subjectLiking
dc.subjectProsody assessment
dc.titleIntonation features of the expression of emotions in Spanish: preliminary study for a prosody assessment procedure
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