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
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