Tier 3 Activity 1 – Use lyrics to respond to questions

Unit 1
Speaking
Tier 3
Activity 1
Respond to question tones
S3.1.3

S3.1.3 Respond to question tones

Hi and welcome to Unit 1 Tier 3 Activity 1. Please follow the button below for the next part of the activity.

This activity involves using tones to give emotional responses to questions.

Picking out a question tone is important to pick up on details of personal communication. In the following audio clips respond only if there is a question tone. Check the lipbox to see if you should have answered. Use the given song lines for responses.

Prompt

You found a girl

Response

Yes I’m married now.

Is it a question?

Yes

The tone rises making it a question.
Prompt

I guess she gave you things

Response

Well my dreams came true

Is it a question?

No

The tone does not rises making it a statement.
Prompt

Your married now

Response

I’ve found a girl

Is it a question?

Yes

The tone rises making it a question.
Prompt

I’ll find someone like you

Response

Yes, I wish nothing but the best for you too

Is it a question?

Yes

The tone rises making it a question.
Try speaking each of the lines from the first verse as a question. Do they each make sense. You may need to change them a little to make them questions. Added words are given in italics and unneeded words are striked through.

I heard, that you’re settled down
That you found a girl and you’re, married now
I heard, that your dreams came true
I guess she gave you things
I didn’t give to you
Old friend, why are you so shy
Ain’t like you to hold back
Or you hide from the light
Next
  • Introduction – 1 min
  • Using question tones with song lines – 7 min
  • Respond to question tones – 7 min

  • Use modified lyrics to express emotion in response to questions – 7 min
  • Assessment – Record a modified lyric response that answers a question – 7 min
  • Conclusion – self rating of activity enjoyment, motivation, usefulness – 1 min
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