Native English speakers generally speak fast and eat their words. Moreover, they speak as if they have chewing gum in their mouth.
- Gonna = going to
- Wanna = want to
- Lemme = let me
- Gimme = give me
- Donno = don't know
- Gotta = must, have to
The challenge is to understand what native speakers say when they speak fast and eat their words.
In the video below, you will hear a short lesson on how to understand native speakers' questions in English.
Listen to how we contract specific words and form questions.
PRACTICE AND THINK IN ENGLISH
- When was the last time you heard people who spoke too fast in English?
- How did you manage the situation?
- What strategies or expressions did you use to help your comprehension?
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