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there you go okay so one thing that is

going to be a lot more helpful for you

is the our vowels worksheet and let me

um and you I know you've gone through

the the our vowels in module four right

I haven't passed the module - yes oh

okay I'm jumping ahead too far then okay

so I'm not going to jump into that too

much right now if you're on module two

then in for what's going to happen is

we're going to get into those are sounds

and it sounds like with the our vowels

we break that down into and let me kind

of go kind of show you how that looks in

the our vowels we break it down into

initial are our blends and our vowels so

first we have the initial R where the R

is at the beginning of the word so say

this for me right right red red

run-run okay so you're doing a great job

with the initial R then we have our

blends which means a consonant and then

an R so do this from a great treat prize

prize great right okay you do an


arabel okay so what's good is when you

when you have a really strong ours and

other positions it makes it easier to

pull it into you our vowels and so do

this for me her her were roar okay you

do a great job with that do hard-hard

start start okay it's good it's not as

strong so that a our sound will be one

to practice air hair hair we're we're

okay you do a really good job with this

how about horse horse war roar okay so

this is the sound we were working on on

with just the word or that's gonna be

one to really work on okay okay

and then ear

here here here we're we're okay that

one's really strong so what you're gonna

work on is air and you're sorry are

and/or those are going to be the two

ones that I feel like you know because

you have strong ours and other positions

it's just a matter of kind of working or

working with the ours that you already

have and making sure that they can carry

into those are and they are sounds but

those are gonna be kind of those weak

points so as you get to the module four

when you get to the module for it just

be aware that those two are kind of

where that that weakness okay so it just

one moment please I tip away here native

speakers so when they speak real fast

they get the are so they tend to turn it

into swap sound so it sounds like oh

yeah so when I definitely see what

you're doing it so like if we say salt

um do you want salt or pepper you know

salt or pepper or do you want black or

white black or white yeah so there

definitely is that the most common so

they're in in common like this or that

this or that it's it's the case in this

an awkward interaction or or a smile or

a contemptuous glance is more or or or

and and this is something that would be

really good for you to pay attention to

is when do they say and when did they

say or and just kind of bring your start

bringing your awareness to that because

there are situations where and we're

doing this and there are situation you

know doing or and when sometimes when

it's a um in or maybe it's it's more

trying to think exactly the rule of why

when it's and when it's or because when

you did

this okay if your father difficult you

can start a problem nice no yeah let me

do a little research on that because I'm

trying to when it's one and when it's

the other so we're gonna start maybe in

the next webinar I will ask you again

describe good I love that you're giving

me homework that's good I'll give you

homework you give me homework and we'll

just we'll come back - all right thanks

saying I do any bye yeah that's one of

those interesting things because native

speakers a lot of times they do reduce

things I do like or and this and that

this in that there's and instead of is

not sometimes fully pronounced its you a

lot of times it's mmm listen this and

that and so you'll start noticing that

one thing that I usually recommend with

our students is before you get into

reductions and before you start getting

into some of those you know those like

how how you reduce sounds I like to

train you on how to do the full sound

first so that you're nice and clear and

easy to understand because if you jump

into the reductions right away and

sometimes with the other sound errors

and the other rhythm errors and things

that you're doing it just kind of causes

more confusion so doing it learning how

to do it more of the correct full

pronunciation will allow you to be nice

and clear and then later on when you're

wanting to learn a little bit more of

the relaxed slang type of speech we can

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