Jev
 
 
 
 
American English Reductions - Jev

In this lesson you will learn the American English reduction jev.
Reductions: "jev"
  • This American English reduction is formed when you combine and reduce the following words.
  • jev = did + you + have
  • This American English reduction is used in the following way.
  • Jev a nice day?
  • This American English reduction has the following meaning.
  • Did you have a nice day?
Examples: "jev"
  • Jev a good sleep?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a good sleep?)
  • Jev a lot of guests?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a lot of guests?)
  • Jev a lot of problems?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a lot of problems?)
  • Jev a good talk?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a good talk?)
  • Jev a lot of ideas?
  • (Meaning: Did you have a lot of ideas?)
From YOUR Teacher: Jev

Jev is the way "Did you have" sounds when spoken quickly. Try it yourself.
Note: Reductions

Remember the following:
  • Reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • Reductions, such as jev are not real words in English.
  • You need to use reductions in order to sound more natural.
  • You need to know reductions in order to understand conversations between native English speakers.
  • Reductions are used extensively in American TV, movies, music, literature, and in conversations among native English speakers.
 
Reduction Tips
Are You How You Talk?
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of American dialects.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Are You How You Talk?
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of American dialects. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Improve Your Pronunciation by Training Your Ears
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your pronunciation and English language reductions. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Great English pronunciation tips. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Cool Stuff
Online Reference
Dictionary, Encyclopedia & more
Word:
by:
Confused?

Found a word you do not know?
1. Type the word
2. Click Look it up
Top Hits

Listen to American music while you study.
1. Click The ► button
2. Enjoy some great music
       
  Resources

These links contain many English learning resources. Some are for students, some are for teachers. If you find information not on Fun Easy English, please post a comment below, and I will make every effort to add it to the site. Thanks.
 
 
 
 
 
Site Links Site Content Contact My Other Sites
About
Site Map
Copyright
Classroom
Activities
Idioms
Alphabet
Surveys
About America
Pronunciation
Conversation
Slang
Alphabet Kids
Tests
Citizen America
Reductions
Videos
Vocabulary
Environment
Acronyms
Drive America
Grammar
Reading
Listening
Study
Portmanteau
Travel America
Email
Facebook
Twitter
Google
Howie Hayman
English Global Group
San Diego California Events
Tanegashima Japan
Japanese Language Culture Food
Akikos Kitchen
Shai Hayman