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Why You Need to Use Syllable Stress Correctly

Why You Need to Use Syllable Stress Correctly When you’re speaking American English it’s critical for you to use syllable stress correctly. You absolutely must stress words on the correct syllable if you want Americans to understand you. Why is syllable stress so important? If you want Americans to understand your words the first time understand […]

American English Syllable Stress Rules

3 Easy Rules for Syllable Stress

American English Syllable Stress Rules One of the most important skills that I teach my accent reduction coaching clients is how to use syllable stress. That’s because if you don’t stress syllables correctly, Americans won’t understand what you’re saying. 3 easy rules for using syllable stress Here are 3 easy rules for using the correct syllable stress when […]

The Most Common Syllable Stress Pattern

You must use the correct syllable stress patterns If you’re at all knowledgeable about American English pronunciation, you understand that using syllable stress correctly is one of the KEYS to clear communication. American listeners need you to stress the correct syllable when you say a word. If you don’t do that, there’s a very good chance […]

Do you make this syllable stress error?

A Funny Syllable Stress Error I’ve heard people making this particular syllable stress error quite a few times…and it’s a funny one! Here it is~ Yesterday I asked one of my accent reduction coaching clients to describe a situation where she has problems with communication. She said to me~ Sometimes I hesitate to contribute at co➝mmittee meetings. What? […]