UNIT 5. Stress and Rhythm. CLASS 3. Rhythm
The aim of this class is to introduce the main characteristics of English rhythmic patterns. It covers the differences between syllable-timed rhythm and stress-timed rhythm and the effects of rhythm on stress distributions and vowel quality.
For further reading and practice, please refer to the e-book Teach Yourself English Phonetics by Eva Estebas Vilaplana (Madrid: UNED).
Eva Estebas Vilaplana profesora titular del Dpto. de Filologías Extranjeras y sus Lingüísticas, UNED
Amparo Prior Fernández realizadora UNED Media, UNED