posted by dalton on .
could you help explain unstressed syllables? Homework is to underline the unstressed syllable or syllables.
Examples of words dozen, spinach. ext.
The unstressed syllables are the ones spoken a bit less loudly than the stressed ones. Below, the stressed syllables are in CAPS, while the unstressed ones are in lower-case.
You can re-post with additional words about which you have questions. Be sure to look them up in a dictionary first, though. The dictionary tells you what the stressed syllables are in the pronunciation section for each word.
relative unstressed syllables