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Day 3 - When sounds collide

Episode 201125 / 25 Nov 2020

5 Days of tips and challenges to help you improve your pronunciation

Welcome to Day 3 - Today's challenges

Here are Tim's questions for you today

  • What do we call it when the sound at the end of word changes because of the sound at the beginning of the next word?
  • What does the sound /n/ change to when the next word begins with /p/

You can find the answer to this question in this video from the series: Tim's Pronuniucation Workshop. In this series Tim expalins and demonstrates what happens to the pronunciation of sounds in natural speech.

>> FOLLOW THIS LINK TO FIND THE ANSWER TO TODAY'S QUESTIONS 

Tim's Homework

The series Tim's Pronunciation Workshop has 30, yes 30 videos exploring this topic. Why not make Tim happy by binge watching them?

>> Find all Tim's Pronunciation Workshop videos here 

Tim's extra homework

Yesterday's challenge was about the sound schwa. If you would like to try an exercise on this topic, we have one here. There is an exercise (with answers) and also an audio recording to help you.

>> DOWNLOAD THE SCHWA EXERCISE

>> DOWNLOAD THE SCHWA EXERCISE AUDIO

Next

Did you miss the start of the course? Don't worry, here are Day 1 and Day 2.

Don't forget to come back for Day 4 to find out the answer to Tim's question. For more pronunciation practice, try The Sounds of English.

And if you want to try another week with Tim, here's 5 days to become a better listener.

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