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Listening exercises to train your ears to understand English conversations. Discover the rules of connected speech in fast spoken English.
If your goal is to understand native speakers when they speak in fast natural conversation, then you need to learn why you can not hear all the sounds and the words. You might think that your ears are missing hearing some of the sounds but often you can not hear the sounds because native speakers do not pronounce them!
If your goal is to understand native speakers when they speak in fast natural conversation, then the best way to improve your listening skills is to actively listen to English spoken in a normal fast everyday pace. New short exercise posted every week.
This week we are going to look at two phrases that are very common in English What do you want to do? Do you want to…? These are two basic and very common phrases. I am sure you all understand what they mean. But when you hear these phrases in normal conversational speed English they will often sound very different to the way you might expect them to sound.