Oi, Ou, Ow Words Start Practicing!

Double Vowel Sounds

These words have stress on the 1st syllable.

OiOu and Ow
joinbrown nose*founder
*This is an idiom that means to appease the person in authority or to do extra things to make the person in authority happy.
** This is an idiom that can be an adjective or a verb. As an adjective, stress the 1st syllable. As a verb, stress the 2nd syllable. 
Example: I feel very burnt out. If you work here, try not to burn out.

Words with stress on the 2nd syllable: avoid and account

Stress the 3rd syllable: employee

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