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The stress in the sentence


In spoken English, to emphasize a word from the sentence, we
use the rhythm. We pronounce the word strongly (with much
strength and with a tone more high). 

1. The stress in the sentence

As a word has a stress, a sentence has stresses too. The sentence stress is the stress on some specific words.

Examples:

You will come the next week. Wonít you? Not this week. To emphasize the subject, we stress it: Frank did it. I paid. Emphasizing an auxiliary express a contradiction with What it said before: You are not aware of the trip. I am. He didnít come, after all. We add do or does or did to a base form to emphasize the verb: You didnít see! I did see. Unstressed syllables very often have the sound /ə/. /ə/ glas/ə/ s /ə/ f water /ə/ pair /ə/ f books /ə/ book /ə/ bout /ə/ meric/ə/ She takes h/ə/ r brekf/ə/ st I want t/ə/ go t/ə/ Californi/ə/

2. Rhythm

Rhythm is also important in a speech. It refers to keep the same time between stressed words in a sentence.

Example:

Frank enjoys reading books. (Four syllables and four syllables stressed.) As you might know, It will be a nice day tomorrow. (Twelve syllables and four syllables stressed.) We take the same time to say these two sentences.

3. Intonation:

The intonation depends on the voice and the tone. Rinsing and falling tones of the language give more than a meaning to the sentence.

Examples:

Question:
Are you ready? Didnít he come yet?
Exclamation:
What a beautiful day! Thatís too bad!
Tag question:
It has a falling tone and provides a comment or gives an opinion. The speaker expects the other person to agree. You didnít call yesterday. Did you? The street is crowded. Isnít it? Falling: sure Increasing: with an exclamation mark: not sure

4. The stress in the sentence Other examples:

[ə]glas[ə]s [ə]f water [ə]pair [ə]f books [ə]book [ə]bout [ə]meric[e] She takes h[ə]r brekf[ə]st I want t[ə] go t[ə] Californi[ə]

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