297 – Natural English Pronunciation Whaddamai & Whaddawai

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297 - Natural English Pronunciation Whaddamai & Whaddawai

What am I gonna eat for dinner…?

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Whaddaya is the usual pronunciation of the questions, what are you and what do you. For today’s English lesson, let’s look at two other similar phrases that we use in conversational English – whaddamai & whaddawai.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:

How to use whaddaya:

  • Whaddaya doing tomorrow night?
  • Whaddaya wearing to the party?
  • Whaddaya think of my new hat?
  • Whaddaya like better hamburgers or hot dogs

How to use whaddawai:

  • Whaddawai think? I think hot dogs are better than hamburgers.
  • Whaddawai want? I want a new car.
  • Let me see…Whaddawai want to order.

How to use whaddamai:

  • Whaddamai gonna do? The party is tomorrow and I don’t have a costume.
  • Tommy: Hey Jack. Do you want any of these old record albums?
  • Jack: Whaddamai gonna do with these old records. I don’t have a record player.
  • Oh no, I missed the flight. Whaddamai gonna do now!

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