Rules of Stress (Spanish)

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Rules of Stress (Spanish)
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2011-07-08 01:24:56
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Rules of stress in Spanish
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  1. Stress when word ends in a vowel, n or s?
    Second to last syllable:

    • _ - _ - ' - n
    • _ - _ - ' - s
    • caballo
    • examen
    • ellos
  2. Stress when word ends in consonant other than n or s?
    Last syllable:

    • ciudad
    • tenedor
  3. When you use accent marks?
    When the pronunciation of a word does not follow conventional rules, stressed vowels are accented to show the new stress.

    • árbol
    • café
  4. When are some cases where accents are used to distinguish spelling?
    • tu vs
    • ("your" vs "you")
    • de vs
    • ("of" vs "give")

    • si vs
    • ("if" vs "yes")
  5. When are accents used in interrogatives?
    With certain pronouns, like:

    • Que
    • Quien(es)
    • Cual(es)
    • Cuanto(-a)
    • Cuantos(-as)

    ¿Quiénes vienen?

    With certain adverbs, like:

    • Cuando
    • Donde

    ¿Cuándo vas a estudiar?

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