Directions: Put () around the stressed syllable in each word pair.

Example:(rec)tangle and rec(tan)gular

1. electric electricians

2. history prehistoric

3. specify specific

4. restore restorations

5. certify certification

I don't know how to look for this in the dictionary.

Plzzzzzzzzzz HELP!!!

The stress mark looks like ' or a small slant. See:
Pronunciation: \i-ˈlek-trik, ç-\
At this website:

You can look all the other words up there.

After you've used the information Lance gave you, please repost and let us know what syllables you've put in parentheses. Someone here will let you know if you're right or not.


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