Video Post on The Schwa: The Lazy Vowel – Part 5

If you’ve been watching my latest video series, you’ll understand that the schwa refers to the reduced vowel sound which English speakers use everywhere. But did you know that this reduction can also affect complete words that are not stressed in a sentence? As the...

Video Post on The Schwa: The Lazy Vowel – Part 4

Why is the schwa so important?  As the most common vowel sound in the English language, the schwa can sometimes tell you if a word is a noun or a verb. Did you know RE-cord (the noun) is pronounced differently than re-CORD (the verb)? And there are many like that....

Video Post on The Schwa: The Lazy Vowel – Part 3

In this video, we introduce you to shifting stress related to changing the suffix – for example pho-TO-graphy vs photo-GRA-phic. I know it can be a lot to take in but if you watch the entire series, hopefully it will all come together. I suggest that you also watch...

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