Stress Patterns for Verbs and Prepositions Practice – #79360

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Stress Patterns for Verbs and Prepositions Practice – #79360

english pronunciation practiceLISTEN

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english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Most of the time, verbs and prepositions with two syllables have stress on the second syllable.

For example:
Oppose (verb)
Relate (verb)

Listen to these verbs and record yourself reading them. Compare your recording to the teacher’s.

  1. control
  2. increase
  3. promote
  4. direct
  5. agree
  6. collapse
  7. decide
  8. project
  9. discuss
  10. decline
  11. devour
  12. obsess
  1. about
  2. above
  3. across
  4. against
  5. among
  6. around
  7. before
  8. behind
  9. below
  10. beneath
  11. beside
  12. between
  13. without

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