Stress in simple words
 
       I.     The nature of stress
 
There are four important types that make a syllable prominent. (Read : Peter_Roach English_Phonetics_and_Phonology, pp. 85- 86).
 
1-  Loudness
2-  Length
3-  Pitch
4-  Quality
 
    II.     Levels of stress (Read Peter Roach, pp. 87- 88 )
 
1.      Primary (primary stress)
2.      Secondary (secondary stress)
3.      Unstressed
 
 III.     Placement of stress within the word
 
The points that should be taken into consideration to decide on stress placement. (Read Peter Roach, p. 88 )
 
Rules (Read Peter Roach, pp. 88- 90 )
 
Two- syllable words
 
-          Verbs
-          Adjectives
-          Adverbs and prepositions
-          Nouns
 
Three- syllable words
 
 
-          Verbs
-          Adjectives
-          Adverbs and prepositions
-          Nouns
 
 IV.     Placement of stress within the word
 
- Rules (Read Peter Roach, pp. 95- 101).
 
Suffixes
Prefixes
Compound Words
Variable Stress
           Word- class pairs
 
 
Weak forms 
 
1.      Definition
2.      Rules
 
(Read Peter Roach, pp. 102- 109).

Phonetics 1st Semester Lectures

 

1-    Overview of the English Speech Sounds (Peter Roach 14- 66)

 

1-    Vowels

2-    Consonants

 

2-    Some General Rules

          2-1- Aspiration of the English Plosives (Peter Roach, p. 53)

          2-2- Devoicing of the English Voiced consonants (Peter Roach, pp. 31-   

                 34; Henry Rogers, p. 47)

          2-3- Articulation and Non-articulation of /g/ (Peter Roach, pp. 56-58)

          2-4- Glottalisation (Peter Roach, p 53; Henry Rogers, p. 55)

 

3-     The Syllable (Peter Roach, pp. 67- 74; Henry Rogers, pp. 88-93)

 

3-1- The Nature of the Syllable      

3-2- Types of the Syllable

           3-3- The Syllable Structure

           3-4- The Syllable Division

 

4-    Strong Vs Weak English Syllables (Peter Roach, pp.75- 82)

          4-1- Definition of Strong and Weak Syllables

          4-2- Types of the English Weak Syllable

 


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