Mark the word which has different stress from others: enroll, rural, allow, prefer
Correct answer: GET
Knowledge: Stress in words with 2 syllables
A. enroll /ɪnˈrəʊl/
B. rural /ˈrʊərəl/
C. allow /əˈlaʊ/
D. prefer /prɪˈfɜː(r)/
Verbs with two syllables usually have the stress on the second syllable.
– Two-syllable nouns and adjectives usually have the stress on the first syllable.
The stress of answer B is on the first syllable, the rest is on the second syllable.