word stress

Word Stress

How to Achieve Word Stress

Learn how to achieve word stress by understanding the principles of loud and faint parts of words. What is Word Stress? The likely answers are The force or energy applied to a particular syllable of a word The extra emphasis we give to a particular syllable of a word The volume we give to a particular syllable of a word to make it stand out. These simple but complicated answers… Read More »How to Achieve Word Stress

How o achieve word stress

How to Achieve Stress

Applying the principles of word stress is a constant battle for many. Our Speech Coach, Chris Nkwocha, has some tips on how to achieve stress while you speak: Steps to Achieve Stress 1. Recognize that polysyllabic words have loud and faint parts. 2. Loud syllables are given full pronunciation. This means that the vowels and consonants in a loud syllable are said clearly. 3. Faint syllables are given part or… Read More »How to Achieve Stress