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Word stress lesson 1 word list

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Word stress lesson 1 word list

  1. 1. Word Stress Lesson 1 - Activity. Mentor: Rachel PearsonMark the word stress for the two syllable words in this list.Practise saying the words out loud with your partner and write down what you think the stress pattern is. Use a square toshow the stressed syllable and a small circle to indicate the unstressed or weak syllable. There is an example to help you.table = O elect = O ORepeat Edit Teacher SurpriseManage bottle Listen BelowAbove Under Royal PostponeAllow collect Limit VanishPicture Forgive Funny BelieveVillage Sweeten Prefer CoverAfter lucky former localAdapted from Test Your Pronunciation by Michael Vaughn-Rees
  2. 2. Word Stress Rules for Two Syllable Words?Look at the answers and try to work out what the rules are  Most two syllable __________________ have stress on the first syllable O  Most two syllable __________________ have stress on the second syllable O O  Some sounds are always weak (never stressed), especially if they are in the second syllable. These are 1. ___________________ 2. ___________________ 3. ___________________ 4. ___________________ 5. ___________________Adapted from Test Your Pronunciation by Michael Vaughn-Rees

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