Adding The Suffix IC to Nouns Shifts The Stress – English Pronunciation

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Adding the suffix IC to nouns, shifts the stress of the word to the syllable just before the suffix IC. This is a good tip to know to help improve your pronunciation of these words. In this lesson, we’ll look at: academy/academic, alcohol/alcoholic, allergy/allergic, atom/atomic, drama/dramatic, economy/economic, gymnast/gymnastic, icon/iconic, magnet/magnetic, melody/melodic, romance/romantic, strategy/strategic, and symbol/symbolic I hope you like this …

Fill Up – English Phrasal Verb One Point Lesson

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Fill Up We sometimes add the preposition “up” to some verbs and it gives the meaning of, “do that completely.” The phrasal verb fill up means, “fill completely.” I asked the barista to fill up my coffee cup. I filled up the bath, so I’m ready to relax. I filled up my schedule with work this week. How about you? …

New YouTube Lesson: Was Able To – Natural American English Pronunciation

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New on YouTube! In this lesson, we will look at the natural American English pronunciation of: BE ABLE TO. English lessons like this one are helpful for both pronunciation and listening, because this is how native speakers really speak in daily conversation. Here are the Key Sentences: I was able to find it→ I wuh-zable-tuh fine-dit I wasn’t able to …