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Unit 5: Work
Speak  1: Pronouncing 'have to'
Phonemic symbols
In the Listen 1 exercise, 'Talking about work conditions', there are several examples of how "have to" is pronounced when talking about obligations. Try to repeat the pronunciation in this exercise.
Instructions for exercise
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While you are listening, look at the highlighted parts of the sentences below. Can you detect the pronunciations in this part of the sentence? Try to speak them out loud yourself.
Listen  Listen to the pronunciation
Can you detect the pronunciations?
Do you have to work long hours?

I have to wear a suit

I don’t have to travel to work

Do you have to get up early?
Unit 1: Transport
  Unit 2: Hotel
  Unit 3: Cinema
  Unit 4: Shopping
  Unit 5: Work
Listen 1: Talking about work conditions (part 1)
Listen 2: Talking about work conditions (part 2)
Read 1: Job applications
Speak 1: Pronouncing 'have to'
Unit 6: Eating Out