Advanced Vocabulary: Schwa

Click on the”video” to repeat the words or phrases after the instructor. Practicing the words will help you understand the rules and gain further improvements. The following words with the Schwa sound have stress on the 1st syllable. 

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cunningcustomary
embassyhonor
snubstir up
worrymoney
generouswonderful
roughlycurrent
atmospherehug
seasonchampion
regionequal
summarystudy
onceexpert
structurejust
funbug
customfamous
jealous

Words with stress on the 2nd syllable: accord, appeal, alliance, announce, autonomous, charisma, confront, conspiracy, convention, courtesy, success, connect, concern, assistant, assume, attend, opinion, alert, offend, conditioning, become, potential, results, occur, umbrella, ability, adapt.

Words with stress on the 3rd syllable: misconstrue, unemployed.

Stress on 1st syllable when Noun: conduct, upset.

Stress on 2nd syllable when Verb: conduct, conflict, consist, upset, address.

Phrases with (of): a bit of, a couple of, north of, south of, in the middle of, the effect of, it’s matter of opinion, as a matter of fact.

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