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понедельник, 19 сентября 2011 г.

Webinar 3: practicing stresses and links.

Prior to completing these assignments make sure you watch the recording of webinar 3.

Assignment 1: Practice reading the following words, pay attention to the stresses. You can consult www.dictionary.com for correct stress. In expressions pay attention to the stressed and unstressed words. Record.
  1. table - stable - stability - vegetables
  2. sport - sporty - doing sports - he's a good sport.
  3. pack - packed - backpack - repack - package
  4. graduate - to graduate - candidate - candidacy 
  5. politics - politician - political - politics
Assignment 2: Practice reading the following sentences. Pay attention to the rhythm (stressed and unstressed words). Record. /Source: Hagen, S. & P. Grogan. 1992. Sound Advantage - A Pronunciation Book. Regents/Prentice Hall./ 
  1. He told you.
  2. He told you already.
  3. He told you already that he'd paid you.
  4. He told you already that he'd paid you the money.
  5. He told you already that he'd paid you the money that he borrowed.
  6. He told you already that he'd paid you the money that he borrowed at the restaurant.
  7. He told you already that he'd paid you the money that he borrowed at the restaurant last weekend.
Assignment 3: Listen to the following recording and write down the sentences you hear: