Look at the vocabulary list in the box. Explain the words with a partner.
Why are the words divided into two groups – those in normal text and those in bold?
Look up the word alternative in your dictionary. How does your dictionary tell you that there are 4 syllables
in the word?
It might be written something like this:
The syllable after the apostrophe (‘) is the stressed syllable. Listen to. your teacher say the word.
Use a dictionary to find the stressed syllable for the words on the next page and complete the table with
the stressed syllable in the dark box: