Error Pattern: Saying the words with even stress across syllables, or stressing the wrong syllable.
develop might sound like dee-velop
This also causes vowel errors, using the spelled vowel instead of unstressed schwa.
How to correct this Error: Stretch the stressed syllable, use schwa on unstressed syllables.
Practice steps: Practice words with same syllable stressed to get the rhythm.
Here are some words with the stress on the second syllable:
develop, produce, remember, appreciate, request
Here are some more common words where you might not be using a reduced vowel (schwa or ɪ)on the first syllable:
between, before, tomorrow, today, about, across, again
Resources: syllable stress video: https://youtu.be/y9ioDrmjxDA
longer class on clear and reduced vowel sounds: https://youtu.be/1ySOJ1e27TY
Website Resources: https://www.speechmodification.com/free/how-to-learn-the-american-accent-intonation-in-words