Accent Diet: Connecting Lesson 3 Practice 3 – #80150

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Accent Diet: Connecting Lesson 3 Practice 3 – #80150

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english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Read these sentences. Pauses have been added. Practice connecting the words between each pause.

Last year,        we went to Niagara Falls        on our summer vacation.
This unique approach        is one        that we’ve never seen.
If you park your car        in a tow away zone        you’re sure to get a ticket.
Sometimes,        calling the help desk        isn’t helpful at all.
It’s not healthy        to sit at your desk        all day.

english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Read the following speech twice. Practice connecting the words in each thought group.

What is your future?/
Will you spend your life/
working for someone else?/

are you brave enough/
to start your own business?//

Starting your own business/
requires courage,/
and optimism.//

Do you have/
what it takes?//

First,/ you need courage./
Without courage, / you will fail.//

Forget what your friends are doing/
in their high-paid jobs/
Forget that your parents told you/
to find a stable job./
To start your own business,/
you must be strong,/
you must be fearless,/
and you must be brave.//

You need courage.//

you must have perseverance.//

When you start your business,/
you will have problems./
You will face challenges./
You will want to quit./

To be successful,/
you must persevere.//

you must be optimistic.//

Don’t think about failure./
focus on success.//
When you make mistakes,/
learn from them./
When something you try doesn’t work,/
think about how you can fix it,/
then move on.//

Optimists find opportunities.//

do you have it?//

Are you courageous?//

Will you persevere?//

Can you remain optimistic/ in the face of adversity?//

don’t answer.//

go start your business!//

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