Exercise 1-6: Pitch and Meaning Change CD 1 Track 13
Practice saying the four sentences after me. Pay close attention to the changes in pitch that you must
make to convey the different meanings intended. The words to be stressed are indicated in bold face.
1. It sounds like rain.
2. It sounds like rain.
3. He likes rain, but he hates snow.
4. It can't rain on my parade! He can't do it. (See also Ex. 1-43 for negatives.)