Mark the stress in the following words:  photographer, photography, conduct (verb), conduct (noun), produce (verb), object, objection, express, expression

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

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Below are your answers for the words you requested:

  • photographer = pho-TOG'-raph-er. The stress is on the second syllable.
  • photography = pho-TOG'-raph-y. The same as photographer; the stress is on the second syllable.
  • conduct (verb) = con-DUCT'. The stress of the verb form is on the second syllable.
  • conduct (noun) = CON'-duct. The stress of the noun form is on the first syllable.
  • produce (verb) = pro-DUCE'. The stress of the verb form is on the second syllable.
  • produce (noun) = PRO'-duce. The noun form would have the stress on the first syllable.
  • object = ob-JECT' (verb). The stress is on the second syllable of the verb form.
  • object = OB'-ject (noun). The stress is on the first syllable of the noun form. 
  • objection = ob-JECT'- ion. The stress is on the second syllable.
  • express = ex-PRESS'. The stress is on the second syllable.
  • expression = ex-PRESS'-ion. The stress is on the second syllable. 
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mkoren | Middle School Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

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I will show the stress in or emphasis on each of the words you have listed in your post.

In the word photographer, the second syllable, tog, is emphasized.

In the word photography, the second syllable, tog, is emphasized.

In the verb conduct, the second syllable, duct, is emphasized.

In the noun conduct, the first syllable, con, is emphasized.

In the verb produce, the second syllable, duce, is emphasized.

In the noun produce, the first syllable, pro, is emphasized.

In the noun object, the first syllable, ob, is emphasized.

In the verb object, the second syllable, ject, is emphasized.

In the word objection, the second syllable, jec, is emphasized.

In the word express, the second syllable, press, is emphasized.

In the word expression, the second syllable, pres, is emphasized.

The way a person uses and emphasizes a word can change its meaning significantly.

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