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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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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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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