You are on page 1of 1

u—focus, column

uh—up, but

ur—turn

uu—pull, took

y or eye—by, I

zh—measure

(y)—indicates that some speakers employ the y sound of you and others do not: for example,
N(Y)OO, new

Syllables printed in capitals are stressed. In words with primary and secondary stress, the syllable

with primary stress is printed in boldface capitals and the syllable with secondary stress is printed
in

roman capitals: for example, pruh-NUHN-see-AY-shin ( pronunciation).

LIST OF KEYWORDS

LEVEL 1

1. DEPRAVITY

2. PRESUMPTUOUS

3. GRANDIOSE

4. DISSEMINATE

5. ECLECTIC

6. SERVILE

7. VORACIOUS

8. CONVOLUTED

9. RANT

10. STRATAGEM

11. EMACIATED

12. MISGIVING

9