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|Subject: In spoken English, we often add extra sounds between words.. Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:25 pm|| |
In spoken English, we often add extra sounds between words to link our words together.
As a result, when you listen to a continuous stream of sound in English, it can be very difficult to identify the individual words.
These extra linking sounds are:
/r/ e.g. Where/r/are you?
/j/ e.g. My/j/eyes are blue.
/w/ e.g. I'm going to/w/Africa.
Listen to the example:
Linking sounds by ESOL Nexus
Listen to some phrases and sentences taken from Jogita’s story and identify the linking sounds between the words.