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Stress worksheet

  1. 1. PRONUNCIATION COURSE II Claudia Andrea Cárdenas JiménezI. Discuss the following questions in groups. 1. What is stress? 2. How can you identify stressed syllables? 3. Which sound never appears within a stressed syllable? 4. Up to how many levels of stress have been identified?II. Classify the words according to its stress pattern. Plumber- electrician- doctor- journalist- musician- shop- assistant- teacher- soldier- novelist- architect- carpenter- actor- policeman- fireman- lecturer- florist- businessman- artist- farmer- scientist- researcher- gardener-designer Oo Ooo oOo Oooo ooOoIII. Complete the rules of stress with words from the book. When a noun or adjective comes from •Artist friendly a one-syllable word When a verb comes from a one- •Remove become syllable word, compound verbs •Understand overflow second syllable Some two- syllable words are both •Record record nouns and verbs. Compound nouns are made from two •Bookshop newspaper smaller words •Check-in desk crossword Stress does not change when adding •Forget prefixes or suffixes •Forgetful •Quietly For compound adjectives, the stress is •bad-TEMpered, old-FASHioned on the second part
  2. 2. IV. Find examples for the rules of stress in the book you are reading this semester. Rules ExamplesIII. Show the stressed syllables in the following words. a. Economic h. Acquire b. Economy i. Verification c. Democracy j. Recognizable d. Photograph k. Contagious e. Photography l. Delicious f. Volunteer m. Ecological g. AcquisitionV. Write a dot on top of the stressed syllables in the underlined words. a. The company projects earnings to grow next year. b. I need to record a new voicemail message. c. My best friend advocates for child rights in developing countries. d. The auto-repair shop will provide a free estimate. e. The strike caused a major upset in the schedule. f. They are conducting a science project g. Before the meeting, you have to register first. h. The equipment is out of control i. A protest was held by the company against animal testing j. This offer is subjected to the approval of the board.

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