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What are the different terms for syllable- and stress-timed languages?
Invariable stress and variable stress languages (Mees/Collin 2013)
What is 'stress-deafness?'
Where a learner might have difficulty locating stress in a word due to their own language not featuring lexically-contrastive stress, e.g. French. So they might not hear the different stress in the noun and verb of increase
How can we determine roughly, and very generally, the main stress of a word?
2/3 syllables = initial syllable stress
4 or more = anti-penultimate syllable stress
ROUGH GUIDE - EXCEPTIONS!!
What is lexically-designated stress?
Features in English, German, Russian, Danish and Dutch. Stress, while stressing different word syllables, has a fixed stress for that word
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