Placing Stress Practice A – #79530

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Placing Stress Practice A – #79530

english pronunciation practiceLISTEN

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english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Read and listen to the dialogs below. Pay attention to where
the stress is put in the sentences. Practice reading the dialogs with the recording, and
then record yourself reading them.

  1. A: Tuesday works for me. Does it work for you?
    B: No, Tuesday is out. How about Wednesday?
    A: Wednesday is not good.
    B: OK, then how about Thursday?
    A: Yes, Thursday works.
     
  2. A: I lost my security badge.
    B: Do you know where you lost it?
    A: I might have lost it in the parking lot.
    B: That’s not good, whoever finds it can get into the building.
    A: I know. It’s, terrible.
     
  3. A: Did you hear that they were acquired for 1 billion dollars?
    B: That’s unbelievable.
    A: I know. I never thought it would be worth that much.
    B: I guess the investors see something in it that we don’t.
     
  4. A: Are you ready for your presentation?
    B: Almost. I’m just putting the finishing touches on it
    now.
    A: Are you going to include the sales figures from yesterday?
    B: Of course, that’s the best part.
     
  5. A: I’d like to talk to your product manager. Is he available?
    B: Yes, can I have your name please?
    A: It’s Jonathan Billings from Advo.
    B: Thank you. I’ll transfer you.

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