Liaison, Reduction, & Chunking - Natural American English Pronunciation

pronunciation Feb 05, 2021

Let's take a look at the natural American pronunciation of this key sentence:

Give me a minute because I am kind of busy  - which usually sounds like:

Gimme a minute / cuz-ahm kinda busy

This is good practice for liaison, reduction, and chunking. You can sound more natural!

In spoken American English, we usually pronounce...

  • give me → gimme
  • because →  cuz
  • I'm → ahm
  • kind of → kinda

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