Stress and Vowels

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There are 2 main unstressed vowel sounds in English /u/ (bug) and /i/ (big)

Part 1: Please look at the following words. One vowel sound is BOLD in each word. The question is: are the 2 BOLD vowel sounds the same or different. Write S for same or D for different.
Example: accidEnt dEnt

1. ___ accept act
2. ___ art adjust
3. ___ egg except
4. ___ octopus octopus
5. ___ pot octopus
6. ___ lots envelope
7. ___ fashion sit
8. ___ interest interest
9. ___ develop develop
10. ___ develop enough
11. ___ together impossible
12. ___ wonderful wonderful
13. ___ obtain roster
14. ___ access important
15. ___ system them

 



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