Tag: pronunciation

Spelling bee..

What is it ? A spelling bee is a competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. E niente di certo in Inglese NON possiamo certo dire “si legge come si scrive’. Nel post di ieri presentavo alcuni diversi modi in cui si

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WORD STRESS

1. Which of these elements are features of word stress? (Mark all that apply) Grammar Letters Loudness Length Pitch Number of syllables Prefixes 2. Check all statements that are true: There are different stress levels for “long” words: primary stress, secondary stres, tertiary stress. Word stress will not influence pronunciation. Suffixes do not influence the

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Shampoo

E lo sapevate che la parola “shampoo” ha origini indiane? Definition: to wash (as the hair) with soap and water or with a special preparation The word shampoo had a markedly different meaning when it first entered the English language in the middle of the 18th century. It comes from the Hindi and Urdu cā̃po,

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