Reductions

When natives speak, they reduce the pronunciation of certain words and phrases. This can be confusing for non-native speakers who are often unfamiliar with these reductions. Learning some common English reductions will improve your comprehension and make you sound more natural to native speakers. English reductions are usually not taught in English language schools but you need to know reductions in order to understand conversations between native English speakers. Reductions are used extensively in TV, movies, music, literature, and in conversations among native English speakers. Here are some common reductions: Whassup: what is up Gimme: give me Lemme: let me Gonna: going to Gotta: got to Wanna: want to Dunno:… Read More

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