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    How to pronounce at work unit

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    I just wonder which word should be stressed when you natives say the three words “at work unit” used as a topic. I'm inclined to stress the word “work”, as the first one recorded in the attachment, but some people disagree and point out that I should stress “unit”, as the way I pronuounced for the second time . So I want to know if I have been wrong. Would you help confirm it?
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    Re: How to pronounce at work unit

    The thread title doesn't match the phrase quoted in the body of the text.

    Please write a full sentence containing the phrase you want task about.

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    Re: How to pronounce at work unit

    I understand that the phrase At Work Unit is intended as a heading. It's hard to think of a context in which this would be natural. The phrase your post originally asked about, The Work Unit, is possible. If you decide to use this as your topic, you should stress "Work".

    Please tell us something about the text this is meant to fit into.
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    Re: How to pronounce at work unit

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    I understand that the phrase At Work Unit is intended as a heading. It's hard to think of a context in which this would be natural. The phrase your post originally asked about, The Work Unit, is possible. If you decide to use this as your topic, you should stress "Work".

    Please tell us something about the text this is meant to fit into.
    It's the heading for one unit about oral expressions that we may come across when at certain work unit like office, company, etc.

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    Re: How to pronounce at work unit

    Quote Originally Posted by chance22 View Post
    It's the heading for one unit about oral expressions that we may come across when at certain work unit like office, company, etc.
    It's not necessary or natural to use the word "unit" in the title, with one exception I'll get to in a moment. Just title it At Work. If you number the units, you can say (for example) Unit Three: At Work.
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    Re: How to pronounce at work unit

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    It's not necessary or natural to use the word "unit" in the title, with one exception I'll get to in a moment. Just title it At Work. If you number the units, you can say (for example) Unit Three: At Work.
    If I use "work unit" in a sentence like "This is about what an individual should behave in a work unit", does it sound natural?

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