>Held sound of T
If you have an N immediately after a T, you don’t pop the T—the tongue is in the T position—but you release the air with the N.
- Visiting Cupertino in July is a cer
- It is a very impor
tant farewell address.
- A marine sniper has threa
- The hikers went into the moun
tin has gotten a ki tten.
- He has not forgo
tten what was wri tten about the mu tant on the moun tain.
>T before a consonant
If a T sound word is followed by a word with a consonant sound, T will be reduced.
tforgo tthe time
- She hi
tthe ho thu twith her ha t.
- We wen
tto tha tNe tsi teto ge twha twe neede d.
twas qui terigh t, wasn’ tshe?
t? Pu tmy ha tback!
t, la te, fa t, goa t, hi t, pu t, no t, hur t, wha t, se t, pain t, wai t, si t, dir t, no te, fi t, lo t, ligh t, sui t, poin t, inciden t, tigh t
>Reduced Repeated sound
If the last syllable of a word and the first syllable of the other word that follows are the same, reduce the syllable of the first word.