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    I was just wondering which syllable is the word stress on in each of these words i am struggling to idenify the answers. i.e first, second, third or forth (if their is one)

    Economy- 4 syllables
    Constantiople- 4 syllables
    Photograph- 3 syllables
    Expert- 2 syllables
    Extraction- 3 syllables
    Conviction- 3 syllables
    Transportation- 4 syllables
    Suspicous- 3 syllables
    Economics- 4 syllables
    Recording- 3 syllables
    Economical- 5 syllables

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    Quote Originally Posted by u4n98 View Post
    I was just wondering which syllable is the word stress on in each of these words i am struggling to idenify the answers. i.e first, second, third or forth (if their is one)

    Economy- 4 syllables
    Con stan ti no ple- 4 syllables 5
    Photograph- 3 syllables
    Expert- 2 syllables
    Extraction- 3 syllables
    Conviction- 3 syllables
    Transportation- 4 syllables
    Suspicous- 3 syllables
    Economics- 4 syllables
    Recording- 3 syllables
    Economical- 5 syllables
    Try looking here:
    economy - Pronunciation from www.howjsay.com

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    Re: Word Stress

    Quote Originally Posted by u4n98 View Post
    I was just wondering which syllable is the word stress on in each of these words i am struggling to idenify the answers. i.e first, second, third or forth (if their is one)

    Economy- 4 syllables
    Constantiople- 4 syllables
    Photograph- 3 syllables
    Expert- 2 syllables
    Extraction- 3 syllables
    Conviction- 3 syllables
    Transportation- 4 syllables
    Suspicous- 3 syllables
    Economics- 4 syllables
    Recording- 3 syllables
    Economical- 5 syllables
    check it out
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/pr...ng-system.html

    Sam

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