Do you understand? Got it! Learn how to say this phrase comfortably in conversational English: what words or syllables to reduce, how to link … [Read More...]
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“I gotta” is a common reduction in conversational English. You’ll hear it many times in this real conversation video. Study American culture as we … [Read More...]
What should you say when you meet someone you know? How's it going? What's up? And how should you respond to these questions? Feel at ease saying … [Read More...]
Speaking on the phone in a foreign language is always intimidating! Learn some of the most common phrases used in the US when answering the phone. … [Read More...]
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'What did' is often reduced in conversational English ... that means it's not very clear. Can you hear it in a sentence? It can be just one … [Read More...]
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'As' and 'was' are often reduced in American English. This makes it easier to say them quickly and provide important rhythmic contrast in sentences. … [Read More...]
In this Ben Franklin exercise, you’ll study real English conversation. We’ll study everything we hear. Try this on your own to improve your listening … [Read More...]
The Word 'vulnerable' is tough: two Dark L's and the schwa-R sound. Break this word down sound by sound an syllable by syllable to get comfortable … [Read More...]