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Primary stress mark
Secondary stress mark
Syllabic consonant mark.
Many dictionaries use ɛ instead of ____
The ______ is a punctuation mark used to join words and to separate syllables of a single word
Sometimes native English speakers will entirely drop the sound of an unstressed syllable altogether, and not just reduce the pronunciation to the schwa sound. This is called an _______
_________ occur when sounds are reduced or completely eliminated in words when spoken.
Reduction of 'has to'
Reduction of 'want to'
Reduction of ''going to"
In function words that begin with the letter 'h', the 'h' sound is often dropped. For example: "love him" becomes "love ___"
Some of us are.
Some ə us are.
That's enough =>> That's senough
I will ----> I'll
a string of two or more consonants in a word is called ______ _______
In the consonant cluster 'sts', the /___/ can be dropped.
In the consonant cluster 'sks' the /___/ may be dropped.
Words that have the most stress in English are called ______ ______. These words are important to express the main meaning of the sentence.
_______ ______ are those words that are weaker and shorter. These words are less important in expressing the meaning of the sentence.
English is a stressed time language. The time it takes to say something in English depends on the number of ________ _______, not the number of syllables.
intonation and pitch
English speakers use ________ ____ ______ to focus the listeners attention on what is important in the message.
The 'ed' sound at the end of regular past tense verbs can have three sounds- '____', 'd', or 'uhd'.
After _______ sound, the 'ed' is pronounced /t/ (except after /t/)
After voiced sounds, the 'ed' is pronounced /___/
vowel + t + vowel =>> vowel + ____ + vowel
vowel + d + vowel. The (d) is still pronounced with a d sound, but it is said very ______.
'what if' =>> wha(d) ___
In words that end in (t) or (d), the (ed) is pronounced as (____).
In the negative, the (t) in (can't) is dropped and replaced with a /ʔ/ if the next sound is a ________.
eaten >> ea__en
In an affirmative (can), the can is pronounced as '____'
wouldn't =>> wouldn'ʔ doesn't =>> ________.
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