Listening to Sentence Stress A

This is an exercise on sentence stress.

Listen to the following sentences. For each one, indicate which word(s) were stressed.

1. He didn’t like me.

2. In short, they want you, out of here.

3. It’d be a change of view at least.

4. Get out of my way.

5. Get out of my country!

6. I think they wanted to trample me!

7. I could have killed him.

8. I know what they’re like.

9. He was angry.

10. I don’t mean that… I mean, I do mean it, but I don’t…

You feel it but you don’t like the fact that you do.

(Many words are stressed. Type one of them!)

11. Something bad happens to the best of man.


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