Word Stress in Sentences Casual

Sound Pairs: J, CH, B, P, NG, NK: Casual Word Stress in Sentences

Here we will practice the same sentences but more casually. When speaking this way, you will use less stress, pause less often and let the words flow together more. 

When you see “same,” this means that there are no extra points of casual English in the sentence. In other sentences, the extra points are shown. The new points in this lesson are:

that he’s = thed’ee’s — the T becomes a D sound
percent of his = percen’uv’is — of always sounds like “uv” and the T is dropped in “percent”

1. Frank‘s the advertising specialist for ar small business.
2. (same) He plans short-term and long-term advertising campaigns.
3. He spends 50 percen’uv is time networking with other local businesses.
4. He loves to champion ar product, and people say thed’ee’s a charmer.
5. Of course, most good salespeople’av a lot of charisma. 
6. He believes thet business is a journey thet requires judgment and character.
7. (same) He wants to invest in advertising on billboards.
8. (same) The ad package might be too expensive, but billboards do provide a lot of exposure.
9. Frank‘s creating a proposal with a spreadsheet thet shows’is budget.
10. Ar director’ll review it and give’is feedback. 
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