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Stressing Syllables. Listen and repeat Look at the DESert. Look at the desSERT. He gave me a MESsage. He gave me a masSAGE. Continue p. 36. Two Syllable Words. PENcil DOZen SOFa prePARE apPOINT reCEIVE prePARE the DINner apPOINT the OFficers reCEIVE a CALL

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Stressing syllables

Stressing Syllables

  • Listen and repeat

  • Look at the DESert. Look at the desSERT.

  • He gave me a MESsage.

  • He gave me a masSAGE.

  • Continue p. 36


Two syllable words

Two Syllable Words

  • PENcil DOZen SOFa

  • prePARE apPOINT reCEIVE

  • prePARE the DINner

  • apPOINT the OFficers

  • reCEIVE a CALL

  • Most two syllable words have stress on the first syllable. Ex. p.37


Unstressed syllables and the schwa

Unstressed Syllables and the Schwa

  • To say a schwa, start by relaxing your mouth. Let your tongue rest gently behind your lower teeth. Open your lips and say uh.

  • PRObləm

  • Momənt

  • SEATəd

  • ROsəs

  • HUmən


Partner practice

Partner Practice

  • Look-alikes p. 38

  • PERmit (Noun) You need a PERmit to park here.

  • perMIT (Verb) Please perMIT me to park here.


Suffixes er or

Suffixes -er -or

  • The suffixes –er and –or are not stressed in English.

  • Ex. BETterBIGgerMAJorFAVor

  • Exercise b. 1, 2 and 3 p. 39


Guidelines p 40

Guidelines p. 40

  • a FUNnySTORy

  • A PRETtyPICture

  • Stress the first syllable in most two-syllable __________ and __________.

  • More than 90% of two-syllable nouns have stress on the first syllable.


Another less common pattern

Another Less Common Pattern

  • anNOUNCE

  • rePEAT

  • apPLY

  • deNY

  • Stress the second syllable in many two-syllable___________.

  • More than 60% of two-syllable verbs have stress on the second syllable.


Two syllable adverbs

Two-Syllable Adverbs

  • beHIND

  • beLOW

  • aHEAD

  • aBOVE

  • Stress the second syllable in two-syllable

  • _____________.


Partner practice1

Partner Practice

  • P. 40 Exercise D Practice with Look-Alikes

  • The convict is guilty. The jury voted to convict him.


Three syllable words

Three-Syllable Words

  • TERrible

  • WONderful

  • GOVernment


More three syllable words

More Three-Syllable Words

  • exAMPle

  • comMITtee

  • fanTAStic

  • underNEATH

  • afterNOON

  • underSTAND


Four syllable words

Four-Syllable Words

  • occuPAtion

  • explaNAtion

  • acaDEMic

  • aNALysis

  • aSTROLogy

  • psyCHOLogy


More four syllable words

More Four-Syllable Words

  • SECretary

  • MEdiator

  • APpetizer

  • See the Common Word Stress Patterns worksheet at

  • http://college.hmco.com/esl/students


Improve your monitoring

Improve your Monitoring

  • Same or Different p. 45

  • Is the stress on the same syllable or a different syllable?

  • Ex. busy bigger

  • Which sentence do you hear? P.45


Compound nouns

Compound Nouns

  • Have two parts

  • Noun + Noun airplane

  • Adjective + Noun greenhouse

  • Where is the stress?

  • Ice cream cash register supermarket

  • Fire engine


Spelling

Spelling

  • Some compound nouns are spelled as one word. ex. keyboard

  • Some are spelled as two words. ex. gas station

  • You can’t tell by listening if the compound is spelled with one word or two. Dictionary!


Partner practice2

Partner Practice

  • P. 47-48 exercise g #1,2,3


Other compounds

Other Compounds

  • Verbs overSLEEP underPRICED

  • Adverbs beHIND beLOW aBOVE

  • Names New JERsey New YORK

  • Reflexive pronouns itSELF mySELF


Partner practice3

Partner Practice

  • pgs. 48-49 Exercise H

  • Ex. I lost my CREDIT Card

  • Self-Quiz p. 51-52


Open scene

Open Scene

  • Check and Mark your Open Scene for the two-syllable, three-syllable, and four-syllable words and stress patterns

  • Check your and Mark your Open Scene for any compounds and their stress pattern.


Homework

Homework:

  • Review and study pages 46-51

  • Record the first two pages of your part of the Open Scene in Voicethread


More intonation patterns prefixes and suffixes

More Intonation Patterns Prefixes and Suffixes

  • Suffixes Pattern 1

  • -sion, -tion-ic, -ical-ian

  • deCIsionMagicCamBOdian

  • soLUtionAtLANticINdian

  • ocCAsioniDENTicalCoLOMbian

  • More p. 59


Stressing syllables

-ary

  • SEcretary

  • VOLuntary

  • voCABulary

  • conTEMPorary

  • The suffix is not stressed in pattern 1 words. Which syllables are stressed? Write the guideline for each group.


Pattern 2

Pattern 2

  • -ee-ese-eer

  • employEEVietnamESEpionEER

  • trusTEEJapanESEcaREER

  • refuGEEChinESEenginEER

  • -ique-ette

  • uNIQUEcasSETTE

  • anTIQUEcigarETTE


Guideline for pattern 2

Guideline for Pattern 2

  • Stress the suffix in pattern 2 words

  • Prefixes

  • un-in-

  • unHEALthyinTOLerant

  • unWISEinsufFIcient

  • unNEcessaryinDIFferent


More prefixes

More Prefixes

  • pre-ex-mis-

  • preVENTexPLAINmisPLACE

  • preFERexPOSEmisTAKE

  • preDICTexPERience

  • Prefixes are not usually stressed in English.


Exceptions

Exceptions

  • COFFee TELevisionaRITHmetic NAturalize PERmeate

  • Partner Work

  • P. 60 Learn By Listening 2: Related Words

  • Nation

  • NounAdj./Adv.Verb

  • nationALityNAtional +ly NAtionalize


Open scene1

Open Scene

  • Find all the words with any of the prefixes or suffixes we studied and mark the stress.

  • Practice saying these words.


Homework1

Homework

  • Review, listen, and practice pages 58-60.

  • Review the stress placement in the open scene words.

  • Practice for your oral quiz on Thursday.


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