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Question Tags in English

How do you pronounce person B’s part in this conversation? A: Hello. I’m here for a meeting with Mr Banks. B: Oh, you’re David Jones, aren’t you. A:…


Stress and Intonation in Information Questions

When you are asking a “real” question (i.e. you don’t know the answer, as opposed to you needing to hear the answer again) your voice should fall at…


Stressed and unstressed words when Speaking English

Not every word in a sentence is stressed in English. We tend to stress “information” words, such as nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Grammatical words, like prepositions, auxiliaries…


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