Specifies that the enclosed text should be spoken with emphasis.


level (defaults to "default") The "level" attribute of the <prosody> tag changes the emphasis of the spoken text. You can specify a preset emphasis ("high", "medium", "low", or "default"). This attribute is only available with the Cepstral Theta TTS engine.




<?xml version="1.0"?>
<vxml version="2.0">
        I can say hello with no emphasis.
        Or I can say <emphasis>hello</emphasis> with some oomph.

The output of the above script would be:

Computer: I can say hello with no emphasis.
Computer: Or I can say HELLO with some oomph.

Child Tags

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

Parent Tags

<audio>, <emphasis>, <enumerate>, <foreach>, <p>, <paragraph>, <prompt>, <prosody>, <s>, <sentence>, <speak>, <voice>