English Intonation & Stress

Click on the following link to open a presentation on Intonation&Stress.

Once you have read it, look at the following speech and listen to the clip below:


  1. Underline all the content words. 
    • How many did you underline?
  2. Mark all the pauses with a forward slash, as in the example.
    • How many pauses are there in all?
  3. Click on KEY to view the answers.

Here’s a presentation with exercises about Dividing speech into units..

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