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Unit 6: Eating out
Speak  1: Word stress when talking about food
When talking about food the pronunciation of a specific word can alter depending upon where the stress is placed. Learn how to use the correct stress on various words in this exercise.
Instructions for exercise
Click on the link below to listen to the pronunciations. You will need Real Player to do this.
Have a look at the faqs section of the website if you have problems listening to the audio.
While you are listening, look at the highlighted parts of the sentences below. Can you detect the pronunciations in this part of the sentence? Try to speak them out loud yourself.
Listen  Listen to the pronunciation
Can you detect the pronunciations?
popadom, pineapple, tikka

margarine, mayonnaise

tomatoes, bhaji, spaghetti

meal, tea, rice
Unit 1: Transport
  Unit 2: Hotel
  Unit 3: Cinema
  Unit 4: Shopping
  Unit 5: Work
  Unit 6: Eating out
Listen 1: Going out to a restaurant
Listen 2: Ordering a meal
Read 1: Eating out in Brick Lane in east London
Speak 1: Word stress when talking about food
  Useful links
BBC guide to food and drink in London