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b) Make up your own sentences, using the words below.

export, import, contract, abstract, escort, insult, perfect, permit, protest, rebel.

 

Decide which syllable should be stressed and why.


financial

permission

intellectual

pedestrian

occasion

artificial

possibility

situation

realistic

qualification

sufficient

conscious

cautious

flexible

necessity

suspicious

production

recognize

energetic

referee

terrific

publicity

terrify

impossible

solidify

sociology

essential

anthropology

psychology

proficient

autobiography

vegetarian photography

parameter

judicious

speedometer

superstitious thermometer

refugee

trainee

fantastic

humidify

conclusion

career

deficient

volunteer

Japanese

antique

incredible

technique

exaggerate

humidity

vocabulary

associate

contemporary

certificate

efficient

criticize

politician

Portuguese

unusual

necessary

computerize

mysterious

individual

integrate

personify

spontaneous simultaneous



 

Decide whether the two words in each pair have the same stress pattern.


Two-syllable words

1. advise compete

2. humid perform
3. discuss moral
4. critic courage
5. contain mislead

Three-syllable words

1. official magnify
2. referee pioneer
3. elastic optical
4. origin proficient
5. editor gratitude

Four-syllable words

1.opposition necessity
2.geography calculator
3.economics politician
4.secondary competitive

Five-syllable words

1.incompatible sociology
2.technological participation 3.magnification examination
4.electricity organization


Group the following words so that they match the patterns in the table.


a)Infamous

dinosaur

banana

calendar

enjoyment

excel

begin

imply

arrive

cluster

eternal

before

worry

kingdom

countless

defeated

history

statement

passage

mountain


 

pattern • . . • • . . . • .
word        

 

 

b)astonish

calendar

develop

opponent

appetite

curious

hurricane

possibility

document

congregate

crocodile

commercial

instrument

choke

vanilla

sentiment


Three-syllable words
• . . • . . . • . • . •
Four-syllable words
• . . . • .
 
 
         

 

Read the sentences paying attention to double-stressed words. Decide which of the stresses should be lost.

 

1. She says she’s eighteen. This is lab eighteen.

2. She’s rather light-headed. They say she’s light-headed.

3. He’s a middle-aged man. None of them are middle-aged.



4. Does he live upstairs? The upstairs study is mine.

5. There are fifty five pages in the magazine. It happened in nineteen fifty five.

6. It’s his favorite armchair. There’s a large armchair in the study.

7. This meat is underdone. He doesn’t like underdone meat.

8. He’s rather independent man. He’s rather independent.

9. He has five o’clock tea nearly every afternoon. It’s nearly five o’clock. He’s having afternoon tea.

10. The upstairs room is vacant. He lives upstairs.

11. There’s a good-looking girl over there. She’s very good-looking.

12. The girl is nineteen. The nineteenth page is missing.

13. He has a charming little weekend cottage. He goes there every weekend.

14. He’s a hard-working student. He’s very hard-working.

15. She’s nearly fifteen. There were fifteen students in the group.

16. They are coming for the weekend. The weekend was great fun.

 


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