Tag: English intonation


Embarrassing errors

Oh yes, there is a difference in the way we pronounce CONFLICT as a verb and CONFLICT as a noun! If you are a non-native English speaker and you haven’t already discovered this embarrassing pronunciation problem, then the following rule might help you sort it out.

Τhe stress of a verb is on the last syllable,
and that of a noun is on the first syllable.

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