Mammoth Memory

Hear word stress

It can be difficult to work out which part of a word is stressed, but here is some help.

1.  Stress is always on a vowel (a, e, i, o or u, or some combination of two or more of these).

2.  Hum the word or words to work out the pitch of each syllable.

high is lond stress and low short stress hum

 High and low stress image

She’s so stressed, she can only say “AEIOU”.

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