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  • Hey it's Jennifer from Tarle Speech  with your question of the week.

  • We have another heteronym this weekHeteronyms are words that are spelled  

  • exactly the same. They just have a different  pronunciation and a different meaning.

  • So we have the word subject which is  a noun meaning a theme; and to subject  

  • which is the verb meaning to force upon someone.

  • So we're really only going to focus today just on  word stress. To stress the syllable you are going  

  • to make it louder, higher in pitch, and longerThe unstressed syllable, this is important,  

  • must be shorter, softer, and lower in pitch. So  that difference is key. This is a great word to  

  • practice because we have only two beats, or two  syllables, so you can practice shifting those.

  • So again for the noun, and let me  write that on here so you can remember,  

  • this is the noun and this is the verb. So for the  noun, we're going to say subject subject subject.

  • Then for the verb it will  be subject subject subject

  • subject - subject 

  • subject - subject subject - subject

  • And now for a sentence: The subject of the essay is interesting.  

  • I'll give you a summary so I don't subject  you to the lengthy reading passage.

  • Give it a try people are going  to notice the difference. If  

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Hey it's Jennifer from Tarle Speech  with your question of the week.

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