Phonetics


Transcription Exercise 2

Word-class pairs

There are several pairs of two-syllable words with identical spelling which differ from each other in stress placement. All of these words appear to consist of prefix + stem.

1. Find the right transcription of the bold word. Be aware of the syllable stress.

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2. By now you might be aware of the fact that the stress placement of these two-syllable words depends on word class (noun, verb or adjective). Try to formulate a rule that states the correlation between stress placement and word class.

Solution

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