We, Americans, LOVEEEEEE using Emphatic Stress (did you see it?). Guys, sometimes when you speak, you can draw attention to certain words by giving them extra emphasis. These could be adjectives (huge, crazy, tiny) and adverbs (extremely, totally, slowly). Notice the change in emphasis in the second of each pair of the sentences down below.
That was a funny STORY.
That was a FUNNY story.
He was extremely TIRED.
He was EXTREMELY tired.
Listen to the sentences. I want you to figure out which word receives the emphatic stress.