Stress Simplified

Create the Natural Rhythm of English with Word and Sentence Stress
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Let's Get Started
1 min
Here's What to Expect From This Guided Program
How to Track Your Progress On Your Own
How to Use the Guidebook and Practice Exercises
Download the Stress Simplified Guidebook with Complete Transcripts
9.55 MB
Introduction to Word Stress
Introduction to Word Stress
3 mins
Understand Pitch in English and Practice Pitch Variation
5 mins
How to Use Volume to Create Word Stress with Louder Syllables
2 mins
Why the Length of Stressed Syllables is So Important
3 mins
Practical Exercises to Help You Learn and Remember Word Stress Patterns
5 mins
Producing Natural-Sounding Syllables
Understanding the Differences Between Stressed, Unstressed, and Reduced Syllables
6 mins
How Word Stress Can Help You Produce Natural-Sounding Vowels
2 mins
Understanding Vowel Shaping to Reduce Your Accent
5 mins
How to Vary Your Pitch and Link Syllables to Reduce Choppiness in Your Speech
4 mins
Why You Need to Pay Extra Attention to One and Two Syllable Words
2 mins
Why You Need to Exercise Your Mouth and Practice These Shapes
2 mins
Work on Word Stress Patterns
Get Started Working on Your Word Stress
3 mins
How to Identify Word Stress with Online Dictionaries
11 mins
Keeping Stress Simple - Primary and Secondary Stress
5 mins
Learning and Practicing Stress Patterns
Introduction to Stress Patterns
2 mins
Guidelines for Stress Patterns
6 mins
Guidelines for Other Predictable Stress Patterns
8 mins
Stress Patterns in Word Families
15 mins
Guidelines for Word Partnerships
6 mins
30 Day Boot Camp
Stress Simplified Boot Camp: Create a Regular Accent Reduction Practice
19.4 MB
Introduction to the Boot Camp: Let's Get Started
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Master Stress Patterns: Practice Exercises
Stress Pattern #1
5 mins
Stress Pattern #2
5 mins
Stress Pattern #3
2 mins
Stress Pattern #4
4 mins
Stress Pattern #5
7 mins
Stress Pattern #6
6 mins
Stress Pattern #7
4 mins
Stress Pattern #8
6 mins
Stress Pattern #9
5 mins
Stress Pattern #10
4 mins
Stress Pattern #11
8 mins
Stress Pattern #12
6 mins
Stress Pattern #13
7 mins
Stress Pattern #14
7 mins
Stress Pattern #15
7 mins
Stress Pattern #16
7 mins
Stress Pattern #17
6 mins
Stress Pattern #18
7 mins
Stress Pattern #19
4 mins
Stress Pattern #20
4 mins
Stress Pattern #21
3 mins
Stress Pattern #22
2 mins
Stress Pattern #23
7 mins
Stress Pattern #24
2 mins
Stress Pattern #25
4 mins
Stress Pattern #26
7 mins
Stress Pattern #27
5 mins
Stress Pattern #28
5 mins
Stress Pattern #29
6 mins
Stress Pattern #30
4 mins
Stress Pattern #31
15 mins
Stress Pattern #32
13 mins
Practice Exercise for Personality Vocabulary and Word Stress
7 mins
Sentence Stress
Introduction to Sentence Stress
1 min
Understanding Content and Function Words
11 mins
Reducing Function Words
9 mins
Weak Forms of Function Words
19 mins
Weak Forms at a Glance
160 KB
Understanding Stress on Normal Sentences
6 mins
Shift Stress to Make Your Meaning Clear
10 mins
Connecting Sentence Stress and Intonation
9 mins
Thought Groups and Chunking
Thought Groups and Chunking
21 mins
Stress Patterns and Chunking in Numbers
24 mins
Practice Sentence Stress and Thought Groups
12 mins
How to Practice Sentence Stress and Thought Groups on Your Own
Reflect On Your Progress
Test Your Mastery of Stress Patterns
21 mins
How to Measure Your Own Progress
188 KB
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Downloadable MP3 & PDF Versions of Video Lessons & Exercises
Practice Exercises and Drills.zip
241 MB
Practice Exercises and Drills Part 2.zip
81.9 MB
Downloadable MP3 Versions of Video Lessons.zip
69.6 MB
Bonus Videos from YouTube
Word Stress in American English
15 mins
Sentence Stress in American English
11 mins
How to Understand Fast Native English Speakers
7 mins
How to Turn the Question Around Using Word Stress
8 mins
Pitch Exercises to Improve Your Stress and Intonation in English with Steps and Glides
10 mins
Stress Patterns in Phrases with "And"
5 mins
How to Pronounce Phrasal Verbs
15 mins
30 Words That Americans and Brits Stress Differently
18 mins
Pronounce Informal Contractions Like a Native English Speaker
17 mins