Accent Diet Lesson 8: Deleting and Reducing Sounds – #80445

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Accent Diet Lesson 8: Deleting and Reducing Sounds – #80445

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english pronunciation practiceDO NATIVE SPEAKERS SPEAK THE SAME WAY IN FORMAL AND INFORMAL SITUATIONS?

No. When speaking informally, native speakers often speak in a more casual and relaxed style and sometimes do not follow grammatical rules. Native speakers often connect words together and delete some sounds.

english pronunciation practiceWHY ARE NATIVE SPEAKERS DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND?

Native speakers are difficult to understand because they often delete sounds within words and change vowel sounds. Have you ever heard English speakers use the words “gotta” and “innernet”?

english pronunciation practiceWHEN CAN I DELETE AND REDUCE MY SOUNDS?

You can use these patterns only when speaking casually. We usually speak this way with family and friends. We do not use this style when we are speaking formally, trying to make a good first impression at work, or giving a formal speech or presentation.

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