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Linking with Vowels within Words and Between Words

Hello everybody! Here you are one bright helpful trick to improve your pronunciation: linking with vowels within words and between words. Listen carefully, repeat and record yourself, and you will see how your pronunciation starts improving little by little. Practice makes perfect!

When the vowel /u/ is followed by another vowel, make sure to link the two vowels with a consonant /w/.

  1. I knew* it.
  2. Just do* it.
  3. Let’s go to* Amy’s place.
  4. Blue* is my favorite color.
  5. The university raised its tu*ition.
  6. What’s the situ*ation?

When the vowel /ou/ is followed by another vowel, make sure to link both sounds with a consonant /w/.

  1. Go* away.
  2. I have no* idea.
  3. Although* I go there often…
  4. He hunts with a bow* and arrow.

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

  1. His ideas are way* out there.
  2. Say* it again please.
  3. Hey* Ellen!

When the vowel /i/ is followed by another vowel, make sure to link the two consonants wit a consonant /y/.

  1. He* invited me to the party.
  2. The gifts are for me* and my family.
  3. I saw abee* and a butterfly.
  4. We* agree with you.

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

  1. That’s my* aunt Suzie.
  2. Hi* Ellen!
  3. I need to buy* a new coat.
  4. You and I* are buddies.

Keep on practicing your pronunciation with these other speaking posts. Take care and enjoy life! ,-)

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