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Study the word list: Unstressed Vowels

Words that have an unstressed vowel which you can t hear unless you say the word differently.

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different
In Britain, some spellings are different from the USA.
library
This library was well conceived.
general
A General is an important army officer.
parliament
She's standing for election to Parliament.
poisonous
Not all snake bites are poisonous.
Centre
They found themselves in the centre of a storm.
desperate
I'm desperate for a long cold drink.
difference
Subtract is to take away one number from another; other words include minus or find the difference. *
desperate
I'm desperate for a long cold drink.
frightening
It was frightening to hear the storm blowing outside. *
separate
Can you separate those fighting dogs?
generally
It is generally accepted that regular exercise is good for you. *
generous
Thank you for your generous donation.
interesting
You will see a range of interesting artefacts in a museum. *
library
This library was well conceived.
miserable
The miserable weather did not stop them enjoying themselves. *
familiar
There were familiar faces in the audience. *
jewellery British English spelling
The king wore a lot of jewellery.
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Find the meaning of words in the dictionary.
marvellous British English spelling
The museum was marvellous. *

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