Episode 2: Small Talk


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Matching Game

Match the different aspects of speech you just learned to their audio examples.


Final Listening

Listen to the conversation again. Can you understand the speakers better?

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  • Present Simple: Other Verbs
  • Word Stress: Two Syllable Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Prepositions
  • Rhythm: Sentence Stress
  • Stop Consonants /t/ and /d/
  • Intonation: Questions
  • Fragments
  • Reductions: I hear you, need to, What’s up?, How are you?
  • Inference: Hesitation