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Flashcards in Week 5: Syllable and Word Stress Deck (11):
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CV

open syllable

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CVC

Closed syllable

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CCVC

Consonant cluster

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Word Stress

The extra emphasis given to a syllable in a multi-syllabic word ex: cAbbage, cOtton

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Prominence

The one word or syllable in each thought group or sentence that receives more stress than the others

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Intonation

the pitch pattern of a sentence; the up and down melody of your voice as you speak

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Rhythm

The characteristic pattern of longer and shorter, stressed and unstressed syllables in a language

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Connected Speech

the changes in pronunciation that happen when words come together when we talk and are linked to the words around them

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Noun-verb pair stress

if noun the stress is in the front PROduce and if a verb the stress is after proDUCE

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Compound word nouns

the stress is on the first word

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Suffixes stress

stress on the suffix ITY, IC, ICAL, TION