Friday, July 18, 2008

PRONUNCIATION

RULES OF WORD STRESS IN ENGLISH



1.One word has only one stress
2.If you hear two stresses, you hear two words.

I. ACRONYMS

Stress is on the last letter.

•IBM’
•VOA’
•ACB’
•CIA’
•FBI’
•WHO’

II. COMPOUND NOUNS

stress the first part

•máil-man
•greén-house
•fíre-man
•the Whíte-House
•'dark-room
•'class-room
•roóm-mate


III: TWO-SYLLABLE NOUNS


1. All most nouns are stressed on the first syllable.

ánswer

cástle cháos

néighbor

chícken

Chrístmas

kítchen

clímate

ísland

hónor

knówledge

stómach

IV. TWO-SYLLABLE VERBS


1. stress the root


•to fásten
•to trável
•to hárden
•to stráighten
•to óffer
•to stúdy

•to atténd
•to colléct
•to eléct
•to prevént
•to begín
•to survíve

16 comments:

Be Con Tinh Nghich said...

Thanks for ur useful lesson,Sir!
Have a great weekend

Anonymous said...

Dear sir,
have a good weekend.

PKDuong.net said...

dear thầy, it's good to know this, not very long as in class but it's short enough for free :). whatever, i have added yr blog to my google reader

Thanks!

P/S - T.B:
Số bài thầy viết ngày càng ít dần theo năm tháng. Thầy có dành thời giờ viết article ở đâu ko ạh? Cho tụi em xin vài link :).

one more thing, bên cyvee.com giờ có mấy hội lập english club quá trời "cạnh tranh" với club thầy, cũng là CN, but in a park.

To becon, vẫn theo thầy sát nút hé :D

Be Con Tinh Nghich said...

Cai chinh la de giup do hoc vien nang cao kha nang tieng Anh, nen Thay minh dau co so canh tranh dau Thay ha???! Hihi

@Mr Duong : halu! It is such a long time I have not contact u... Thay hay nen quyet bam toi cung... hihi. Anh sap xep mau mau quay tro lai lop hoc nhe.

Be Con Tinh Nghich said...

Kaka! This is one of my special moments!!! kaka! I passed the uni entrance examination...

Moreover, I am waiting for my Medical uni list...hà hà

Anonymous said...

thầy ơi cho em hỏi "take life to granted" nghĩa là gì hả thầy ?

Anonymous said...

where are you,teacher?

Be Con Tinh Nghich said...

http://360.yahoo.com/saohyvong_qh

I have just post some Vu Lan entries!

nguyenhonganhtesol said...

Ve ngu phap cau nay sai roi.
granted la mot adv, truoc no khong the la to duoc.
tuy nhien co le nguoi dung cau nay muon noi la "cu song nhu vay di". granted co nghia la "cu cho la nhu vay di"

Anonymous said...

where are you???????????????????????????????????

Anonymous said...

Thay o lau 2, NVH

Anonymous said...

How can i tell him about you?

Anonymous said...

where are you now??????????????????????

Anonymous said...

Thay oi, em la Huong hoc lop tieng anh sang chu nhat ne thay.Hom chu nhan vua roi, em ban cong chuyen nen nghi mot hom, thay oi, chu nhat tuan sau phai chuan bi nhung gi, thay vui long cho em biet de em con yen tam hoan tat truoc khi den lop?

nguyenhonganhtesol said...

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listen to unit 6

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