<sentence>

<sentence>

The <sentence> tag tells the TTS engine to change the prosody to reflect the end of a sentence, regardless of the surrounding punctuation.

The <sentence>tag can be abbreviated as <s>.

Attributes

Name

Description

xml:lang

Can be set to “en_us” or “fr_fr”.

Notes

None

Example

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<vxml version="2.0">
<form>
<block>
<prompt>
<sentence>
Here's one sentence.
</sentence>
<sentence xml:lang="fr-CA">
Voici un autre phrase en français.
</sentence>
</prompt>
</block>
</form>
</vxml>

The output of the above script would be: (Note: This example uses Nuance RealSpeak 4.0 as the TTS Engine)

Computer: Here's one sentence. Computer: (in French) Voici une phrase en français.

Child Tags

<audio>, <break>, <emphasis>, <enumerate>, <mark>, <phoneme>, <prosody>, <say-as>, <speak>, <sub>, <value>, <voice>

Parent Tags

<audio>, <enumerate>, <foreach>, <paragraph>, <prompt>, <prosody>, <speak>, <voice>