Chicken Intonation

This is a Powerpoint parody in which the speaker (Doug Zongkers) makes his case using only the word chicken. That means that the only communicative element left is intonation (changes in pitch over the course of the speech) – and surprisingly that can be a lot of information.

The highlight for me is at the end when the speaker takes questions. Despite using only the word chicken the intonation alone makes you feel that the two speakers are having a very dynamic dialogue with an great exchange of ideas. Really interesting demonstration of the role of intonation. Now I’m really interested in learning more about chickens.

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