Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions
Mark the word that from the other three in the position of primary stress: explore, require, threaten
Correct Answer: EASY
Knowledge: Stress in words with 2 syllables
A. explore /ɪkˈsplɔː(r)/
B. design /dɪˈzaɪn/
C. require /rɪˈkwaɪə(r)/
D. threaten /ˈθretn/
Verbs usually have stress on the second syllable.
Nouns and adjectives usually have the stress on the first syllable.
The stress in answer D falls on the 1st sound, the rest is on the 2nd sound.