Shoulda, woulda, coulda! Not only is this an idiom in American English, but each of these 'words' individually appear frequently in American English. The 'a' at the end is a reduction of 'have'. Learn how to pronounce these words, and study some … [Read more...]
These videos go over the common modal verbs should, would, and could.
How to Pronounce Should, Would, Could – Reduce and Link!
'Should', 'would', and 'could' can all be simplified and reduced in a sentence. This is good news! You'll feel more comfortable pronouncing these words quickly after watching this video. And don't forget, the L in all of these words is … [Read more...]
JJ sound in ‘Could You?’
Have you ever noticed how there sounds like there’s a J sound in the phrases ‘could you’ and ‘should you’? Why is that? YouTube blocked? Click here to see the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr2BePfVll8 Video Text: Do you hear a J sound … [Read more...]
How to Pronounce Contractions
This video goes over how to pronounce A BUNCH of the contractions we use every day in conversational English. YouTube blocked? Click here to see the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzhjD-XrYjg Video Text: I've had some requests to go … [Read more...]