The Prosodic Patterns of English Conversation

To really communicate effectively, you need to use the right intonation and prosodic patterns. This series describes some of the prosodic patterns used in English to communicate effecively.

#1: The Minor-Third Pattern

#2: The Narrow-Pitch Pattern

#3 Delayed Pitch Peak

#4 Turn-Taking

#5 Backchanneling

Other Resources on Dialog Patterns

by Nigel Ward