字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hi. I'm Tim and this is my Pronunciation workshop. Here I'm gonna show you how English is really spoken. Come on, let's go inside. In English, we have an expression - man's best friend. Do you know what that refers to? Voice: Beer! Tim: No, not beer. Dogs. A dog is man's best friend. But not always. What would you say to a dog who did this? Bad girl! She's a bad girl The dog has been a bad girl Now, the word bad ends in the sound /d/, doesn't it? Or does it? Watch and listen again. Can you hear the /d/? Bad girl! She's a bad girl The dog has been a bad girl In fluent speech, a /d/ changes to a /g/ when it comes before a /g/ or a /k/. So /bad girl/ becomes /bagirl/. This is an example of assimilation. And here are some more examples. He's a really good cook. Last night we had guests for dinner. Can you print out a hard copy? I'd love to walk down the red carpet one day. Right, so you've heard the examples and now it's your turn. You know the drill: listen and repeat! He's a really good cook. Last night we had guests for dinner. Can you print out a hard copy? I'd love to walk down the red carpet one day. Well done. Now remember, if you want to learn more about pronunciation, then please visit our website, bbclearningenglish dot com. And that is about it from the Pronunciation workshop for now. I'll see you soon. Bye! Now, you know what, I'm not really that keen on dogs, I'm more of a cat person. Oh no, no, no that was just a joke - good girl, good girl, aaah! Oh, very funny. You're actually quite cute. Who's a good girl? Who's a good girl? Argh! Bad girl!