Day 7 – Reducing AT, AN, CAN – Understanding Fast Speech in English

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Link to Day 8. https://youtu.be/c_MskXv4mjo
Additional listening practice. http://www.englishwithjennifer.com/fast.speech.php

INDEX:
0:01 An invitation to study (Can you tell which vowels I'm reducing?)
0:21 What are function words? How are they reduced?
1:22 Variations with "can." Using /kən/ or /kɪn/.
1:53 Listening practice
2:54 Daily tip

TEACHERS: A related post. https://englishwithjennifer.wordpress.com/2016/01/15/fast-speech-and-why-it-challenges-learners-and-teachers/

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