Learn / revi­se the pho­ne­tic sym­bols (espe­ci­al­ly the „stran­ge“ ones) with the help of this site. Read the examp­le words and lis­ten to the cor­rect pro­nun­cia­ti­on (note that it’s most­ly Ame­ri­can pro­nun­cia­ti­on).

Now stu­dy the first TWO parts of  this arti­cle („Intro­duc­tion …“ and „Word stress“).

Final­ly do this litt­le test.