intonation pattern of complex sentence
What is the pattern of intonation of complex sentence
for example, a complex sentence with which defining clause
how about word stress in ' get paid, get punished, etc'
is it on the word 'get' or the second word ( paid, punished, etc )
Last edited by duiter; 24-May-2010 at 20:19.
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Re: intonation pattern of complex sentence
The stress in those phrases is on the SECOND word.
I get paid every two weeks.
It would sound very strange to say, "I get paid every two weeks".
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