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Phonetics 2



And now let's make some sentences again:

Jill and Bill live in Nashville. Jill lives with Bill in Nashville.
Jill lives with Bill in Nashville in Winter.

OK, that was simple.
Now let's have a look at the long /i:/:

One:
she
meeting
me

She's meeting me.

Two:
he
leading
me

He's leading me.

And now let's compare:

1. ) Tim -- team
Tim is on the team.
The winning team
Tim will be.
On the winning team
Tim will be on the winning team.

2.) these -- this
these sheep -- this ship
I see this ship.
I see these sheep on this ship.

3.) leave -- live
leaving -- living
he's leaving -- he's living.
He's leaving with his parents.
He's living with his parents.

4. bill -- meal
the bill -- the meal
the bill for the meal

please give me
please give me the bill.
Please give me the bill for the meal.

OK, that's it. We think with /I:/ and /i/ you are fit.
Author: Torsten Daerr