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  1. Listening skills Class 24 May 27, 2013

  2. Today - Listening-Discussion (“English Mania”) - Mixed Sounds (continued) • Changing Sounds

  3. Quiz 4 This Thursday Topics: Mixed Sounds, Changing Sounds, central vs. peripheral details.

  4. Mixed Sounds - Often happens when two consonant sounds meet each other: at the end of one word and the beginning of the next Third year  Thirjear In Britain  Im Britain Could you  coujew I want you to  I wan chew to

  5. Mixed Sounds (p. 20) A: Hey Leslie. Do you know who that girl is over there? B: You mean the pretty girl dressed in black? That’s Annie. A: She’s gorgeous. I want you to introduce me to her. B: Sure. But I should let you know – she’s already got a boyfriend.

  6. Mixed Sounds (p. 21) 1. I come from a very big family. I have seven brothers n sisters. 2. I think you know most of the people here, don’t chou? 3. This’smy son, Brian. He’ll be working with me this summer. 4. Ellen’s new here. Wouljoushow her around? 5. Hi. I don’t think we’ve me chet. I’m Larry. 6. I’m sorry, I didn’t catch your family name. Could jousay it again?

  7. Mixed Sounds (p. 21) 1. I come from a very big family. I have seven brothers and sisters. 2. I think you know most of the people here, don’t you? 3. This is my son, Brian. He’ll be working with me this summer. 4. Ellen’s new here. Would you show her around? 5. Hi. I don’t think we’ve met yet. I’m Larry. 6. I’m sorry, I didn’t catch your family name. Could you say it again?

  8. Mixed Sounds - Practice 1 In my third year of university, I decided to study in Boston. 2 Could you please excuse me from class next week? 3 Wouldn’t you like to go out for dinner tonight? 4 Do you know what will be on the final exam?

  9. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - When a /t/ sounds becomes a /d/ sound. i.e., LA to New York is a pretty busy route  LA to New York is a predy busy route.

  10. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - When a /t/ sounds becomes a /d/ sound. - This usually occurs when /t/ is between two vowels. water  letter  butter  wader leder buder

  11. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - When a /t/ sounds becomes a /d/ sound. - This usually occurs when /t/ is between two vowels. water  - Do you need some water? wader

  12. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - When a /t/ sounds becomes a /d/ sound. - This usually occurs when /t/ is between two vowels. letter  - The letter was in the mailbox. leder

  13. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - When a /t/ sounds becomes a /d/ sound. - This usually occurs when /t/ is between two vowels. butter  - The butter melted in the sun. buder

  14. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - Also occurs when the final sound of one word is a consonant and the first sound of the next word is a vowel. - right away  - what if  - might I  rida way whadif mighdi

  15. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - Also occurs when the final sound of one word is a consonant and the first sound of the next word is a vowel. - right away  - I’ll get your bags right away, sir. rida way

  16. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - Also occurs when the final sound of one word is a consonant and the first sound of the next word is a vowel. - what if  - What if we go to Paris for vacation? whadif

  17. Changing Sounds The “flap”: - Also occurs when the final sound of one word is a consonant and the first sound of the next word is a vowel. - might I  - Might I suggest a new tie? mighdi

  18. Changing Sounds Ladies and gentlemen, welcome aboard Flight 830 to Chicago via Portland. We’llbe a little late taking off because of bad weather in Chicago. The flight should be prettysmooth most of the way but a storm is moving in our direction, so please keep your seatbelts fastened. We’ll be stopping briefly in Portland beforearriving in Chicago.

  19. Changing Sounds Ladies and gentlemen, welcome aboard Flight 830 to Chicago via Portland. We’llbe a little late taking off because of bad weather in Chicago. The flight should be prettysmooth most of the way but a storm is moving in our direction, so please keep your seatbelts fastened. We’ll be stopping briefly in Portland beforearriving in Chicago.

  20. Changing Sounds 1. Please go to the East Asian Airways lounge. 2. We’ll be arriving in Boston at 15:30. 3. A lot of people are afraid of flying. 4. Put all metal objects into the tray, please. 5. The washrooms are out of order. 6. We’re ready to begin boarding, ladies and gentlemen.

  21. Changing Sounds 1. Please go to the East Asian Airways lounge. 2. We’ll be arriving in Boston at 15:30. (thirty) 3. A lot of people are afraid of flying. 4. Put all metal objects into the tray, please. 5. The washrooms are out of order. 6. We’re ready to begin boarding, ladies and gentlemen.

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