Lesson 2 - LS, Functions, Pronunciation - MUSIC - Page5
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PRONUNCIATION: word stress 2
In some words different syllables may be stressed, but the meaning of the word depends on which syllable is stressed. Listen to these examples and try to guess how the meaning of the highlighted word changes.
record – record
Have you heard their new record?
Who will record this dialogue?
protest – protest
There were a lot of protests against the changes.
A lot of people protested against the changes.
Listen again and repeat each sentence.
Now listen to these pairs of words and repeat.
If the first syllable is stressed these words are
If the second syllable is stressed these words are