Accent Diet: Word Stress Lesson 4 Practice 2 – #80200

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Accent Diet: Word Stress Lesson 4 Practice 2 – #80200

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A compound noun is a noun made up of two or more words. The first word of a compound noun is usually stressed: greenhouse (a glass building where plants grow)

When you use an adjective and a noun that do not form a compound noun, the noun is stressed: green house (a house that is green)

Stress the first word of these compound nouns:

office system
project manager
business person
business strategy
sales call
mailing list
account balance
White House
conference call
product manager
business community
marketing strategy
sales team
flash drive
board meeting
security system
english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

A compound noun can also be one word that is made up of two individual nouns. Put the stress on the first part of the word.

fundraiser
keyboard
headline
weekend
deadline
software
chairperson
wholesale
overhead
update
network
boardroom
feedback
deadlock
handshake

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