Results 1 to 3 of 3
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Tamil
      • Home Country:
      • France
      • Current Location:
      • France

    • Join Date: Nov 2007
    • Posts: 241
    #1

    pronunciation

    Pronunciation: "permanently" = O o o o; "disappointed" = ........
    (A) O o o o (C) o o O o
    (B) o O o o (D) o o o O
    Can anyone give me the correct answer and your explantion please?

    I am not sure how to do it.
    MY answer with a lot of doubt is (b)

    thank you in advance

  1. konungursvia's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Canada
      • Current Location:
      • Canada

    • Join Date: Mar 2009
    • Posts: 5,158
    #2

    Re: pronunciation

    It's C), dis ap POIN ted; generally verbs take the final syllable stress, while nouns take it on the first. Adjectives and adverbs, well, you just have to learn them.

  2. Soup's Avatar
    VIP Member
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Canada
      • Current Location:
      • China

    • Join Date: Sep 2007
    • Posts: 5,882
    #3

    Re: pronunciation

    [1] per'ma'nent'ly = O o o o <primary stress>
    [2] dis'a'ppoin'ted" = o o O o <primary stress>

    Click to listen:
    permanently definition | Dictionary.com
    disappointment definition | Dictionary.com

Similar Threads

  1. The Pronunciation Rules and The Writing System
    By M.Mozaffary in forum Pronunciation and Phonetics
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 03-Mar-2009, 23:27
  2. different pronunciation way with mine, sos!
    By chiyukai in forum Pronunciation and Phonetics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 24-Nov-2008, 17:47
  3. standard british pronunciation
    By fobos3 in forum Pronunciation and Phonetics
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 21-Aug-2008, 16:22
  4. Better ways to teach pronunciation.
    By elbe in forum Pronunciation and Phonetics
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 29-Sep-2007, 04:09
  5. How should we look on pronunciation?
    By phoenixtree in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 24-Dec-2004, 03:48

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •