In this 3-part lesson, we will be looking at:
In words of more than one syllable, we use MORE energy to pronounce one of the syllables. We need to mark and remember which syllable is the important one – otherwise, people may not understand us.
In this short video, you will learn more about word stress:
You will also see how words are written in a dictionary and how word stress is indicated.
Correction: [1:53-1:55] “/,fəʊ.tə’gærf.ik/” The correct is “/,fəʊ.tə’græf.ik/”
Do you dya?
Do you know how to pronounce do you?
Do you know that there are different ways to pronounce these two words?
Do you find it difficult when people speak quickly?
Do you is often pronounced very differently in the company of other words (connected speech) and it’s easy to not understand that you’re being asked a question. It’s normal to misunderstand. So don’t feel embarrassed. In this video you will learn a few secret tips to improve your listening and speaking.
Happy or happy?
Do you know how to pronounce these pairs:
Questions and statements are pronounced differently in English. Your voice goes up or down, depending on whether you’re asking a Yes/No question or not. Make sure your listener understands you.
To learn more, watch this video and pratise!