Stressed Syllables (word stress) in English: Part 1


[Music] Hi everyone! It’s Teacher Ryane and this time in “Syllables Part 2” we’re gonna talk about stressed syllables. Now in every English word you have syllables like this word “baNAna” you’ve got three syllables, but one of the syllables is louder and it’s a little bit longer when we say it, a little bit longer. So, in this one we say “baNAna” okay “baNAna”. So it’s like if you took a big rubber band, all right, and we said, “baNAna baNAna”. Now, I’m making it sound really loud, so you can hear it, but Americans… it’s very small “baNAna” “baNAna”. Okay, so here the middle syllable is stressed. “baNAna baNAna”. Okay next one, “Texas” hmm… “Texas” Is it… Is it “TEXas” or “TexAS” hmm… the first one. The first one is stressed. “TEXas”. Okay, let’s look at the next one. “teacher, teacher” Okay, is it “TEAcher” or “teaCHER”? [laugh] No, it’s the first one “TEAcher TEAcher” Like “Hey TEAcher!” Yeah, but we don’t say, we don’t say, “Hey teaCHER!” no no no… Okay, so here the stress is at the beginning it’s just a little bit, “TEAcher TEAcher” Okay, oh no, this one, four syllables Oklahoma! Okay, so we have “OklaHOma, OklaHOma, OklaHOma”, so the stress is here on the third syllable. This one five syllables okay, “UniVERsity”. Where do you think it is? “UniVERsity UniVERsity”. It’s right here in the middle, “UniVERsity, UniVERsity”. Okay, and then the last one, “cat” only one syllable, sooo… it’s just like you say “cat” No stress. The stress is on the word because, [it has] only one syllable. So, remember, in all English words, you’ve got a stressed syllable. Okay and usually it’s a little bit longer and a little bit louder. Okay so it’s “baNAna, TExas, TEAcher, OklaHOma, UniVERsity, and CAT”, just “CAT”. Okay guys, subscribe, like, give me a thumbs up if you like this video and I will see you later! Peace! [Music]

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  1. Wow great !!! Love you mam xcellent xplanation …i ws really tensed cz tmoro iz my xzam n im now done…bcz of u!!😇thankyu

  2. Thx you made this get explained so easily thank you because my teacher left us a problem and she has not even tout us this so thanks a lot again oh and thx=thanks

  3. 😊So beneficial, thanks. But, is there a method to find which syllable is stressed when we don't know the word . Please it won't be only a dictionary 😓

  4. Thanks for that teacher. Before that I couldn't understand the "stressed syllable", but now it's very clear.

  5. Touching on a couple of poetic devices with Dickinson. I plan on working my way backwards from the simple and edging towards the complex; starting with the stanza, then transitioning to the stressed and unstressed syllables. You are very easy to listen to. Love your instruction, and find you to be very charismatic…this cannot be taught at a university. You have something special. I plan on using your technique in my classroom in New York City. #awesome #liked #subscribed

  6. Questions: how does counting syllabus apply to poetry? After counting – I find three syllabus what is this called in poetry?

  7. Thanks a lot
    Have an exam coming up next week and this just helped a lot

    Love your rubber band explanation.. Keep up the good work teacher

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  9. Good evening, I want intensive videos in Syllables' education, to help read novels and develop reading for me and my son. Especially long words like civilization etc. The new words

    Are there exercises for her from books and novels?هل توجد تدريبات لها من كتب وروايات

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