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Lin Kit – A pronunciation app

When listening to an English native speaker, it can sometimes be difficult to hear where one word ends and another begins. Native speakers join or link words when they speak so that it’s easier to speak quickly.

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Lin kit – A pronunciation app

Pronunciation: Linking Strategies

When listening to an English native speaker, do you sometimes find it difficult to hear where one word ends and another begins?

It’s probably because native speakers join or link words when they speak so that it’s easier to speak quickly. And to achieve this linking they may have to remove sounds, modify sounds, add sounds or move sounds. For an explanation of the 4 linking strategies, click here.

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Linkin’ Text – A pronunciation app