Speak Easy #005 – Sentence stress: Part 1

Knowing which words to stress in a sentence (and which words not to stress) is an extremely important part of English pronunciation. In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you all you need to know about sentence stress. Take a listen and make your English pronunciation sound more natural.

Fun facts

English is a stressed-timed language, which means that stressed syllables occur in a systematic pattern in a sentence. Shorter, unstressed syllables fill in the gaps between stressed syllables and a regular, rhythmic pattern is created.

Material included in the study guide

  • Transcript
  • Practice exercises
  • Bonus audio downloads

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