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Hi everyone! Could you help me with this! Thanks in advance

I've been studying english for a long time, and still don't figure this out. When people speak english very fast, they shorten some sounds in order to make them easier to pronounce. Can you explain how they pronounce these sentences fast? I need several examples to get it right! Is what I wrote correct?

I'd go to the school but I feel a little sick. Would it be like this?
/Ahyd go-tuh thuh skool buhdahy feel uh lil sik/

What's your name? or what is your name?
/wahts yawr nehym?/ or /wahd-iz yawr nehym/?

Does the /t/ in "what is" become a /d/ to connect both words? The sound is called "flap" but I can't write it. Emotion: sad
Do I need a flap?

There are 35 students in my classroom.
/dehr-ahr thirti stoodentz in mahy clahsroom/

Should I say "there are" as if it were one sound? /thehrahr/ or weak /thehruh/

Should I say "in my" as if it were one sound as well? /inmahy/

Sorry, I don't know how to put the IPA symbols Emotion: sad

I know how to pronounce each word, the problem is connecting them properly.

If anyone could give me any advice to work on these topic, I'd be glad. Emotion: smile thanx
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Hey jossx, welcome to Englisforums.

What you said is ok, but it's doesn't only happen in fast speech... it always happens anyway! Unless you want to go very slow and almost over-pronounce each syllable.
I noticed you wrote "yawr" for "your"... well, it's usually "yur", actually.
Wudiz yur name? Wuts yur name? Wuch ur name?
The flapped T is very common (in American English, it's actually mandatory in certain positions if you don't want to sound weird).

I say often "there are" as thur-ur, or as ther-ur

It's quite a big topic...
Without using IPA, it can get pretty messy and inaccurate though. You should learn it. Emotion: smile
Thanks for replying my question. It was useful to understand one of the hardiest points I've been going through.

With regard to the IPA pronunciation, I already know it hehe, I didn't know how to "put" the symbols in the text lol. Do you know how? It'd be great to explain my questions more accuaretely. Emotion: smile

Thanks a lot.
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I usually use this: http://weston.ruter.net/projects/ipa-chart/view/keyboard /
You can type with your mouse, or you can just copy the symbols you need and paste them wherever you want. It is difficult to be very precise using IPA too though, so you need to know its limits. For example, dictionaries use /t/ for the American flapped T even though the correct symbol would be more like /ɾ/. You need to be careful with dictionaries... jə nid də bi kerfʊl...Emotion: wink (and I used /r/ like in most dictionaries, although that's not the exact symbol).
jossxDoes the /t/ in "what is" become a /d/ to connect both words? The sound is called "flap" but I can't write it. Emotion: sad
Do I need a flap?
Yes. The 't' becomes a tapped t. (Some say flapped t or just 'a flap'.) I symbolize the flap with a d below.

This happens whenever final unreleased t comes in contact with an initial vowel in the next word.

it is > id iz
what is > whad iz
what are > whad are
that is > thad iz
that are > thad are
not a > nod a
caught it > caughd it
thought of it > thoughd of it
thought I saw it > thoughd I saw it
put it on > pud id on
out of it > oud of it
a lot of > a lod of
but everybody knows > bud everybody knows
at a high rate of speed > ad a high rade of speed

But not necessarily with in or and, which can become syllabic N in fast speech.

not in season > nod in season OR no.tN season
cat and mouse > cad an mouse OR ca.tN mouse

CJ
Those examples made your answer even better. English phonetics is the most interesting thing I've ever heard. When I started to learn english, I thought it was easy. Now it's my favourite hobbie. "If it's hard, then diserve to be learned"

So let me check if I learned this. These contractions would sound:"

Let them = let'em = /led em/

set them = set'em= /sed em/

give them= give'em= give em/

Did he know the address? /did i know the address?

I'd go to a tech college! / I'd go do a tech college/ is this one right?

Thanks all for your help!
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You've got it. I think you realize that this is very casual speech.

CJ
Thank you very much