posted by dalton
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