Exercise 1-55: Crossing Out Reduced Sounds CD 2 Track 28
Pause the CD and cross out any sound that is not clearly pronounced, including t
o, f or, and, th at, th an, th e, a, the soft[i], and unstressed syllables that do not have strong vowel sounds.
ello, myname is_________. I'm taking Americ an Acc ent Training. There's a lotto learn, but I hopeto make it as enjoyable as possible. I should pick upon the American intonation pattern pretty easily, although the onlyway to getit is to practice all of the time. I use the up and down, or peaksand valleys, intonation more than I usedto. I've been paying attention to pitch, too. It's like walking down a staircase. I've been talking to a lot of Americans lately, and they tell me that I'm easier to understand. Anyway, I could go onand on, but the important thing is to listen well and sound good. Well, what do you think? DoI?