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Pronunciation and Listening- College Level Students (5/25 question - random)

Author: Dr. Ruth Yontz
Department of Finance
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
www.business.illinois.edu/facultyprofile/faculty_profile.aspx?ID=261

The purpose of this assignment is to assess your listening skills for some major areas of pronunciation--word stress, sentence stress, and end-of-sentence intonation.   You will be asked to listen to a clip and then to write or select the best answer.

Your answers should reflect your current level of skills.

 1.  Listen to the audio below, and mark the choice that shows the syllable that receives the most stress for the phrasal verb 'print out'. (CAPITALS=most stress)

 
 2.  Listen to the audio below, and mark the choice that shows the syllable that receives the most stress for the word 'investigate'. (CAPITALS=most stress)

 
 3.  Listen to the audio below, and mark the choice that shows the syllable that receives the most stress for the word 'procedure'. (CAPITALS=most stress)

 
 4.  Listen to the audio recording. Does the sentence sounds finished or unfinished?

 
 5.  Listen to the audio below, and mark the choice that shows the syllable that receives the most stress for the word 'procedure'. (CAPITALS=most stress)

 

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