The preposition to is usually pronounced like tuh in everyday natural English pronunciation. For today’s lesson, I’m going to show you how we pronounce to this way in everyday English.
Here are the example sentences:
We pronounce to as tuh before a base verb:
- I’d like to go there
- I need to get a new hat
- I have to leave early today.
We pronounce to as tuh before a noun:
- I went to Istanbul in 2005…
- I drive to the train station every morning.
- Jack walks to work.
- Let’s go to the beach tomorrow!
- Give this pen to Jane.
- I sent a package to my uncle.
- Can you take these dishes to the kitchen.
- I want to go to the post office to send a package to Jack.
- We need to get to the bank to ask about our account.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
- These day’s NYC seems to be a safe city.
Today’s listening challenge:
- Why was Michael’s day busy?
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