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trans'fer(noun)

transfer’(verb)
dis'count( noun)
discount'(verb)
per'mit ( noun)
permit'( verb)
Stress
refers to the prominence
given to a syllable or word
which makes the word or
syllable stand out above the
adjacent syllable or word.
It can be word
stress or
sentence stress.
A. Use the right stress to distinguish
the following heteronyms or words
with the same spelling but with
different pronunciations. Apply the
right stress on the syllable written
in capital letters
NOUN VERB
PROject proJECT
CONtent conTENT
COMbat comBAT
CONduct conDUCT
CONvert conVERT
DEfect deFECT
DEsert deSERT
OBject obJECT
PREsent preSENT
REcord reCORD
UPdate upDATE
B. Use the right
stress to pronounce
the following two-
and three-syllable
words.
TWO SYLLABLES THREE YLLABLES

NAtion eMOtion
Motion eRUPtion
Lotion soLUtion
Potion conDItion
Notion comPLExion
INTONATION, also
known as inflection - is
the movement of the
voice up or down, along
the line of sound.
When the voice rises,
it indicates a
question which is
answerable by yes or
no.
Example: Have you read
any African short story?

When the voice falls


down, it indicates an
answer.
Example: I have'nt.
An incomplete thought ends in a
rising inflection.

Example: I will save so that


someday, I can visit South Africa,
Nigeria and Morocco…
C. Use the right intonation to
achieve the purpose or feeling
indicated. Provide the
appropriate stress in the
words that are highlighted
You want flowers.
States a fact.
You want flowers?
Ask question.
Ruben, your
friend gave me
flower
Emphasize the giver.
Eljohn, your friend,
gave me flower

Emphasize the relationship of the


giver.
Ruben, gave me
flower?

Statement turn into question.


Ruben, gave me
flower.

With boredome or dissapointment.


D. With a partner, study how
the poem below should be
read dramatically. Observe the
appropriate stress and
intonation.
Misery
by Langston Hughes
Misery is when your
very best friend
calls you a name she really
didn‘t mean to call you at
all
Misery is when you call
your very best friend a
name you didn‘t mean
to call her, either.
Eric gave me flower!
Statement with excitement.
Try reading out loud
the following
sentences:
1. Are you proud
of the Filipino
culture?
2. How do you find
the native
delicacies of
Samar?
3. He ate five pieces of
moron, drank a cup of
buko juice and ate a
bowl of corn soup.
4. Did he
finish them
all?
5. It's more
fun in the
Philippines.
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