Paul S Gruber保罗.格罗博士是美国英语发音主教练，Pronunciation Workshop美国英语发音特训机构创办人，美国资深英语发音专家级最畅销美语发音课程研发设计者，全美包括常青藤联盟等46所一流大学的英语发音课程系列教材珠宝，曾受邀到52个国家讲学，近百万听众。
1. Phrase Reductions
2. Intonation Phrase
Going to try (gunna try)
I’m gunna try to finish this book.
Want to eat (wanna eat)
Do you wanna eat at seven o’clock?
Have to start(hafta start)
I hafta start a diet tomorrow.
Has to try (hasta try)
He hasta try harder.
Got to leave (gotta leave)
I gotta leave in fifteen minutes.
Ought to believe (oughta believe)
She oughta believe what he is saying.
Out of bed (outa bed)
I got outa bed when I heard the alarm clock.
Did you go (Didja go)
Didja go to the store?
Would he help (Woody help)
Woody help me move the furniture?
Won’t you play (Woncha play)
Woncha play one more song on the piano?
Didn’t you know (Didincha know)
Didincha know that she was coming home tomorrow?
Is he (Izzy)
Izzy the one that called?
What do you want (Whadaya_want)
Give it to me (GividaMe)
Gividame right away.
Intonation Practice 语音语调练习：
Have you ever tried one of Diane’s Donuts? They are so delicious. I have eaten many different kinds of donuts, from all over the country; however, I have never tasted anything, quite like Donuts made by Diane. I have been told that she uses the finest and freshest ingredients that money can buy. The best flour, the best eggs and the best milk. I am sure, that once you taste these incredible donuts, you will run and tell all of your friends.
Syllable Stress 单词的音节：
Generally, two-syllable words have stress on the first syllable.
Two-Syllable Words stress 1st syllable
Two-Syllable Words stress 2nd syllable
Generally, three-syllable words have stress on the second syllable.
Three-Syllable Words stress 2nd syllable
Syllable Stress Practice 音节练习：
The pictures are fantastic.
He needs permission to find a solution.
The party is in honor of his retirement.
Her son exhibited bad behavior on their vacation.
Joe drinks cheap wine.
Sue only drinks expensive wine.
Don’t forget his birthday.
We would never forget his birthday.
She’s planning to leave tomorrow.
He made plans to leave a month ago.
The Teacher’s meeting is at 9:00.
The students announced that they will never have a meeting.
My telephone isn’t working.
The telephone needs to work by lunchtime.
He’s painting his house blue and green.
Your house would look terrible if it were green.