Whaddaya Say !! Guided Practice in Relaxed Speech
Pearson PTR Interactive | ISBN: 9780201670400 | 128 pages | PDF + MP3 | 360 MB
Whaddaya Say?, 2nd edition, by Nina Weinstein, helps intermediate to
high-intermediate students understand English as it is really spoken.
This easy-to-use listening program familiarizes students with the rapid
speech commonly used in everyday life. In particular, the book
introduces students to the most common reduced forms — such as *gonna
(“going to” + verb), *wanna (natural speed pronunciation for “want to”),
and *hafta (“have to”) — fully contextualized in conversations that are
both practical and entertaining.
Using language students encounter in everyday situations, Whaddaya Say?
explains the most common pronunciation changes that occur when English
speakers talk at a natural speed. This allows all students to improve
their comprehension of spoken English, both inside and outside the
Each of the text’s 30 lessons includes an audio segment that introduces
new reduced forms, followed by comprehension questions and practice