Linked Sounds

When you start learning English, it is difficult to understand spoken English. Native English speakers often combine two or more words into what sounds like a single word.

English speakers link together words.

In the video below, AJ talks about these linked sounds in spoken English. Learning English is easier when you know about these linked sounds and contractions.


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  • Thanks for this, A.J.

    This is a topic that is rarely covered in traditional English schools – but it should be!

    Studying this concept can help students understand spoken English better. I tell my students that if a word ends in a vowel, and the next word starts with a consonant (and vise versa) they will probably link together. For example:

    “It’s a nice day.” …will sound like:

    “Itsanice day.”

    Good luck to all of you studying English!

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