What is stress? It is the emphasis given to a syllable of a word by pronouncing the word louder than the other syllables. It is a very important element of the English language.
It is used by the English speakers to communicate accurately with one another. It is also one of the essential factors to being understood in English. To avoid misunderstandings let us use the proper stress of the words.
Here are various factors affecting the stress that we put on the words.
- Is it a noun or a verb?
For effective English communication, let’s put the appropriate stress of the words. Put what you learned in this video episode into practice. Make the English language part of your daily life and see your improvements rapidly.
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