Interjections are always fun! What are interjections? Interjections are words and phrases used to express excitement, joy, feelings, surprise and more! One very important element to interjections is intonation! What is “Intonation?”, It is the “rise and fall” of our voice. Students who study English, are often challenged with the use of intonation. Many words and phrases can be used in a positive or negative manner. “Oh dear and I never” are “negative only” interjections! These are almost always used before a statement. Other words may be added to these interjections to compliment or intensify their meaning!