Assimilation in American English is the reason why the sentence “Nice to meet you” sounds like “nice to meetchu.” As part of the Confident English series on how to Understand Fast English Speakers, this pronunciation training lesson will highlight 6 clear examples of assimilation in American English.
Learn and use these English phrasal verbs for travel when you are planning your next trip, organizing transportation, exploring on your vacation, and more. Plus, get easy-to-follow example sentences so you know exactly how to use these phrasal verbs.
Here are 6 specific uses of the passive voice in English with clear structures and easy-to-follow examples so you can use the passive voice in your conversations.
Why does often sound like ofən? Or lightning sound like ligh’ning. The secret is the dropped t sound in English pronunciation. Learn common patterns of dropped sounds in this Confident English lesson.
Use 4 simple visual strategies to accurately use English prepositions of place — in, at, on — every time. No more stress or mistakes.
Understand fast English speakers more easily and help your English speech to flow more naturally with these common reductions in American English.
Learn when and why to use the future continuous and future perfect forms in English conversation, including the correct grammatical structures.
Learn common American intonation patterns and how to use intonation to hold someone’s attention, express certainty in your ideas, disagree with someone politely, indicate surprise, and more.
In this high-level grammar lesson, learn all the differences between the present perfect simple vs. continuous so you always make the right choice.
Get ready to cheer for your favorite athlete during the Olympics or talk about the World Cup Final with common English idioms, phrasal verbs, and more.