Day 8 – Reducing THAT, THAN, THEM – Understanding Fast Speech in English

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Link to Day 9. https://youtu.be/2R3GQMyjloo
Additional listening practice. http://www.englishwithjennifer.com/fast.speech.php

INDEX:
0:01 Listening vs. speaking. Which is harder?
0:24 Reducing THAN and THAT
1:28 When is THAT stressed?
1:48 The pronoun THEM
2:15 Quick test. Which words are reduced?
4:32 Listening practice
2:54 Daily tip

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

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