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Practice English Speaking&Listening with: Australian English Connected Speech Part 3 | Learn Australian Pronunciation | Australian Accent

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g'day guys welcome to this episode of

other English breakdowns today I'm going

to be breaking down the sentence or what

are you up to what are you up to

and this is something that I say all the

time when greeting someone or asking

someone how they've been what they've

been up to

or what they are up to at that moment

I'll just say what are you up to

but this goes through a series of

different contractions and any of these

can be said so you could say what are

you up to you can get rid of the are and

just say what you up to

you can then connect the T and the Y

which in English often gets connected

and said as a choo sound what whatcha up

to what you're up to

what's you up to what you up to also the

tea or the tea oh the two becomes a sort

of tough sound or two sound though Oh

loses its really obvious pronunciation

and becomes more of a secondary thing

it's not important really you know you

get the idea of what that word is by

just hearing tarter at the end of what

are you up to what are you up to

whatever also you could just say what

cha cha what chapter and there you've

contracted up and cha which was the

contraction of the T and the y there so

the T and the Y is contracted on to what

and become watcher what you watcher and

then what cha up has become what chopped

what chop and so you're gonna hear what

chapter or chapter put you up to mate

what are you up to what are you up to

what chapter and you're also then gonna

hear the wah at the start completely

removed and you're just gonna hear

chapter so this is a really really

really extreme example of sentence

contractions or contractions of words

word removal in English and it's

something that I say every now and then

but even natives from time to time they

won't recognize that the sentence down

here originates from the sentence up

here and a lot of the time - they'll

tell me you know what and I'll be like

oh what's up - what are you up to what

are you doing what are you up to

anyway I thought that would be a fun one

to teach you guys I hope you're having a

good tip you're having a good day tell

me in the comments what are you up to

what's you up to what chapter what

chapter chapter see you guys

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