69 Two-Syllable Words Accented on the First Syllable

1. Read and say the word.
2. Listen and repeat it.
3. Listen and repeat it again.
4. Listen and repeat it again.

into, only, other, over, also, any, very, after, many, even, never, little, number, different, local, during, something, always, social, second, public, often, every, really, business, whether, money, power, country, service, able, major, open, problem, level, question, body, person, office, ever, likely, process, father, city, study, future, present, action, woman, order, special, moment, training, meeting, rather, human, matter, central, language, sometimes, section, building, common, subject, nature, single, reason, member, table, value

Within the high frequency words, 2-syllable words are more often accented on the first syllable than on the second syllable.

If you read Japanese, you can see the meaning of each word during steps 3 and 4. However, you don’t need to be able to read Japanese to use this video for reading practice and pronunciation practice.