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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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.