ENGLISH LANGUAGE S.S.S1 THIRD TERM
Students should be able to;
- Define emphatic stress
- Identify emphatic stress
Emphatic stress may be used in a sentence to compare, connect, or clarify things. Usually, emphatic stress singles out the word that the speaker considers the most important, and in this case, even a function word may become stressed.
Emphatic stress is the placement of articulatory prominence or emphasis on a word in a sentence. In responding to questions on emphatic stress in examinations, interrogative sentences will be provided as options. The interrogative sentence that contradicts the emphasised word is the correct option.
See this example:
John’s watch is made of GOLD.
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