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TOEIC Pronunciation Tip: schwa

Posted by englishlessons on April 21, 2006

The schwa (the uh sound) is important because it is the most frequent sound in English. You can hear the schwa in the first and third syllable of the word, banana.

The second syllable in this word is stressed.

Example: ba NA na

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