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Day 17 - Dropping the T - Understanding Fast Speech in English

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Link to Day 18. https://youtu.be/DN7m_CVUZ5M
Additional listening practice. http://www.englishwithjennifer.com/fast.speech.php

INDEX:
0:01 Do American English speakers drop sounds?
0:31 Dropping the T in "often."
0:53 Group 1 (T as a middle consonant).
1:31 Group 2 (Words when T is always dropped.)
1:45 Group 3 (T after N).
2:15 Group 4 (T in the prefix "inter-").
2:43 Informal English: dunno, wanna, gonna.
3:06 Quick quiz.
4:07 Listening practice.
5:37 Daily tip

TEACHERS: Link to a a related blog post. https://englishwithjennifer.wordpress.com/2016/01/29/dropping-the-t-in-a-game-of-twenty-questions/

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