Introduction to Stress and Intonation – English with Jennifer

Introduction to Stress and Intonation – English with Jennifer

Lesson 1

0:01 Can you sing?
0:24 Lesson title
0:36 Listening to the music of a language
1:07 English is a stress-timed language.
1:37 Understanding how syllables are stressed
2:19 Understanding content and function words
2:50 Link to 20-day Fast Speech Challenge
3:25 Why is intonation so important?
3:40 Recommendation: practice after each lesson.
4:18 Lesson ending

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