Schwa Sound Part 1

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Direction: This quiz is reserved only for students in Jenna's private pronunciation class. For this test, identify the number of syllables according to the dictionary not phonectically, the stressed syllable, and schwa in each word. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E). Dictionary is NOT allow when taking the test. You will have 10 minutes to complete 15 questions and the quiz will be turn on April 1st and turn off April 2nd. To take the quiz, you need to enter your name and email address. You will have one attempt and must be taken on the mentioned date. Failure to do so will receive a zero. . . Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'AVENUE'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Ave' - E - nue''

    • B. 

      Av'' - e - nue'

    • C. 

      Av'' - E - nue'

    • D. 

      Ave'' - E - nue'

  • 2. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'INNOCENT'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      In'' - E - cEnt

    • B. 

      Inn- no' - cEnt

    • C. 

      In' - E'' - cent

    • D. 

      Inn'' - E - cent

    • E. 

      In' - no'' - cEnt

  • 3. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'AUTOBIOGRAPHY'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Au'' - to - bE - og' - rE - phy

    • B. 

      Au' - to - bi'' - o - gra' - phy

    • C. 

      Au' - to - bi - og'' - rE - phy

    • D. 

      Auto - bi' - og'' - rE - phE

  • 4. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'COURAGEOUS'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Cou' - ra'' - gEs

    • B. 

      Co'' - u - rE' - gEs

    • C. 

      Cou'' - rE - geous'

    • D. 

      CE - ra'' - gEs

  • 5. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'OVERWHELMING'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      O' - vEr - whelm'' - ing

    • B. 

      O'' - vEr - whelm' - ing

    • C. 

      Over' - whelm'' - ing

    • D. 

      O - vEr - whelm'' - ing'

  • 6. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'PROVOKE'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Pro' - voke''

    • B. 

      Pro - E - voke''

    • C. 

      PrE - voke''

    • D. 

      Pro' - E - voke''

  • 7. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'EXCELLENT'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Ex' - cel - lent''

    • B. 

      Ex'' - cE - lEnt

    • C. 

      Ex'' - ce' - lEnt

    • D. 

      Ex' - cE - lEnt

  • 8. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'EXPERIMENT'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Ex' - pEr - E'' - ment

    • B. 

      Ex - per'' - E - mEnt'

    • C. 

      Ex'' - per' - E - mEnt

    • D. 

      Ex - per'' - E - mEnt

  • 9. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'DICTIONARY'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Dic'' - tEn - ar' - y

    • B. 

      Dic' - tion - ar'' - y

    • C. 

      DEc - tion'' - ar' - y

    • D. 

      Dik'' - shE - nar' - y

  • 10. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'PRONUNCIATION'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Pro - nun'' - ci' - a' - tEn

    • B. 

      Pro'' - nun' - cE - E - tion

    • C. 

      Pro' - nEn - ci - a - tion

    • D. 

      PrE - nun' - ci - a'' - tEn

  • 11. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'SYLLABLE'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Syl'' - E - ble

    • B. 

      Syl'' - E - bEl

    • C. 

      Syll'' - E - bel

    • D. 

      Syll - E - bEl

  • 12. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'AMERICAN'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      A' - mer'' - E - can

    • B. 

      A'' - mer - i'' - cEn

    • C. 

      E - mer' - 'i - kEn

    • D. 

      A ' - mer''i - kEn

  • 13. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'AMONG'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      A'' - mEng

    • B. 

      A' - mEng''

    • C. 

      E - mong'

    • D. 

      E - mong''

  • 14. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'CONFESS'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      CEn - fess''

    • B. 

      CEn - fess'

    • C. 

      Con - fess''

    • D. 

      CEn - fEss''

  • 15. 
    Identify the the number of syllables according to the dictionary, the stressed syllable, and schwa in 'SUCCESS'. Label main stressed use (''), secondary stressed use ('), and (3) schwa use (E).
    • A. 

      Suc - cess'

    • B. 

      SEc - cess''

    • C. 

      Suc'' - cess

    • D. 

      SEc - cess'

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