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  • Yeah.

  • Hello and welcome to the teacher's room.

  • The show that's by teachers for teachers.

  • I'm dan and I'm sean.

  • And this episode's topic is Mhm.

  • So are you stressed about teaching words stressed down?

  • No, not really.

  • I think of all the areas of pronunciation, it's the one that I'm most comfortable with.

  • It's important, isn't it?

  • Can cause embarrassment.

  • It can cause confusion.

  • It's understanding it gets it wrong.

  • Yeah.

  • No, please after you ladies first car was going to say that you might say something about marking word stress for new vocation is exactly what I was going to say that the point I was going to make.

  • So don't forget when you're writing new words on the board, particularly ones that the word stress causes confusion.

  • Don't forget to market.

  • That's right.

  • You could use the same colors and shapes and try and use a visually clear and consistent style.

  • What kind do you like?

  • Are you circles?

  • I like circles.

  • How about you?

  • I'm a box kind of guy like squares rigid.

  • You're very square.

  • That's right.

  • You just insult me subtly.

  • Uh Happiness.

  • Happiness, Happiness, very good.

  • Happiness Also encourage our students to be independent so they can mark stress in their notebooks to help them in the future and show them how to look it up in a dictionary so they can find out for themselves with more advanced learners who know a little bit more about word stress.

  • It might be worth highlighting the difference between major stress and minus stress, difficult, difficult stuff in a dictionary.

  • It looks like this.

  • Okay.

  • Uh huh.

  • Mhm.

  • Okay.

  • So how do you make word stress fun in your class?

  • I like to use a variety of physical methods and make a bit of a joke out of it because everybody writes down the words stress.

  • But by getting them to do things, especially kinesthetic learners, I'm a kinesthetic learner, I like movement.

  • There you go.

  • So a bit of movement makes everybody laugh and it's a bit of a giggle together and they'll remember.

  • It's much more memory.

  • Yeah so you can use like clapping and tapping friend nancy ation A.

  • You can use humming and whistling.

  • You can use humming and whistling like a late night show that he was humming or whistling.

  • You can use humming and whistling.

  • I can't whistle though.

  • Uh You can use humming and humming.

  • I can hub ah good whistling down.

  • You can also use whispering and shouting.

  • Brand Nazi a.

  • You can use the rubber band method.

  • Oh and earth is the rubber band method?

  • You'll find out pronunciation.

  • Ah You can even bounce friend and ch.

  • Mhm.

  • Okay.

  • Like all areas of english there are rules and exceptions with words dress so it can help to encourage students to notice these patterns and make them aware of it.

  • Certainly with a few simple rules, you can help them increase their knowledge and help them to better pronounce un encountered words in the future.

  • Uh dan is a rebel.

  • You know, it behave dan.

  • Sorry, dan.

  • Rebels don't hate me for it.

  • So where's the stress on the noun?

  • 1st 1 And then the Verb 2nd 1.

  • What's that?

  • It's a rule.

  • A pattern.

  • The rule.

  • Yeah.

  • Mhm.

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  • That's it.

  • Right.

  • It's very stressful this show.

  • Let's relax.

  • It's gonna have a couple of teams were done.

  • Thanks guys.

  • See you next time.

  • Here we go.

  • We're going to get we're gonna rock.

  • This is gonna be awesome.

  • I'm ready.

  • I'm ready.

  • You know what?

  • Forget, encourage them to set to any coach, encourage, encourage, encourage, encourage, encouraging courage, courage and find out which syllables stretched in the which syllable distressed word stress.

  • It's worth them in the ear with a pen.

  • Take # 1236.

  • Who cares about the takes.

  • Alright, You better include this.

  • No, of course not.

Yeah.

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