May 22, – Published on Amazon. For instance, German has a choppy rhythm, Vietnamese has a choppy rhythm. Based on my research a reduced form was used in natural speed English about every minute. The problem, of course, with getting authentic audio from business meetings is what company would want to have their internal conversation get out there? So we’re left with ‘I don’t wanna spend a lot a money.
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First, to whaddwya you a clearer idea of how people reduced sounds in certain words or word groups, I divided the reduced forms into three different levels of reduction.
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The problem, of course, with getting authentic audio from business meetings is what company would want to have their internal conversation get out there?
So we look at ‘spend a’ and we know that ‘spend’ is said with a final consonant sound followed by a vowel sound, ‘a,’ so instead of ‘spend a,’ we will get ‘spenda’: Though in informal speech we tend to speak more quickly, and so we think it’s the informality, but actually it’s the speed of speech.
But what I do suggest that they do is, if they want to sound more natural, njna of whether it’s an interview situation or just in everyday speech, they could adopt the three most common reduced forms in their speech because these are almost like vocabulary items.
The first thing would be to make them aware of the reduced forms they are using. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.
There are really a lot of things that can happen. The book also includes short listening tests for extra practice and self-assessment.
So ‘t’ becomes ‘d’ and then moves over to the ’em,’ so instead of ‘git em,’ it becomes ‘gidem. Based on my research a reduced form was used in natural speed English about every minute.
We’re talking about forms like whaddaya — meaning “what mina you,” as in “whaddaya say? One can find online trainers with experience or… if a learner is unlucky…. We said whenever there’s a ‘t,’ we want to know if there are vowel sounds on either side, which in this case there are.
What would you suggest? I recommend this book to those who want to speak like Native Americans. It was really funny because they all started laughing very quickly. Notificami nuovi commenti via e-mail Notificami nuovi post via e-mail. Get a user name and password; 2.
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And I can’t cut it off at ten, because actually in my research I found three hundred and five reduced forms. Here are the highlights of our conversation: Rispondi Annulla risposta Scrivi qui il tuo commento Be the first to review this item. Do you find certain patterns of reductions? Gidem asoon as possible.
It’s extremely important to hear many different native speakers to prepare you for real world English. Experience in working with non-native speakers clearly helps and can do wonders in making one more aware. Audible Download Audio Books.
And, again, it’s that smoothing of the niina of the language. I do that a lot with my business English learners, and I believe everyone can benefit from those skills.
Unauthorized free digital audio has viruses and malware! You know, I had a workshop that I ran a few years ago with EFL teachers, and to start it off, I gave them a little activity.
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August 16, – Published on Amazon. I am impressed with the amount of research done by author to come up with this masterpiece. An activity like that could be a good warm up… and get everyone thinking about what reduced forms are and how often they use them.