Word Reductions

Download Quiz English speakers often shorten sounds and/or words in their speech. This is called REDUCTION. The words that are generally reduced are function words that don’t carry much meaning, such as pronouns (he, she, his, her, them), articles (a, an, the) and prepositions (in, to). Listen to the audio below as you read the sentences. … Read More

Listening & Notetaking Exercise A

Directions: Listen to the first video presentation completely.  Then listen again to the first presentation writing main ideas and supporting details.  Listen one last time checking your notes with the presentation.  Answer the questions based on your notes. Follow the same directions for videos two and three. Email your answers to study@ellcenter.com Review: Notetaking Faking it: How… Read More