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Linking with /i/ in the middle of a word

Hello everybody! Here you are one bright helpful trick to improve your pronunciation: linking with /i/ in the middle of a word. Listen carefully, repeat and record yourself, and you will see how your pronunciation starts improving little by little. Practice makes perfect!

When the vowel /i/ is followed by another vowel, make sure to link the two vowels with a consonant /y/

  1. mysteri*ous
  2. obvi*ous
  3. curi*ous
  4. associ*ation
  5. vide*o
  6. pi*ano
  7. superi*or
  8. re*ality
  9. precari*ous
  10. pre*industri*al
  11. medi*um
  12. re*action
  13. marry*ing
  14. rati*o
  15. radi*o
  16. previ*ous
  17. ide*a
  18. insomni*a
  19. resili*ent
  20. experi*ence
  21. furi*ous
  22. differenti*ate
  23. study*ing
  24. luxuri*ous
  25. courte*ous

Go to these other posts to improve your pronunciation: Learn how to pronounce numbers, teens and tens, Learn how to pronounce compound nouns, Linking with the same sound, Linking with the word “the”, and Linking with vowels within words and between word.

Keep on practicing your pronunciation with these other speaking posts.

Take care and enjoy life! ,-)


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