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Reductions: whaddaya
American English Reduction "whaddaya"

Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to learn "whaddaya" an American English reduction.
 
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Reductions: "whaddaya" (reading and reductions)

American English reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • This American English reduction is formed when you combine and reduce the following words.
  • whaddaya = what + do + you
  • This American English reduction is used in the following way.
  • Whaddaya think of this restaurant?
  • This American English reduction has the following meaning.
  • What do you think of this restaurant?
Examples: "whaddaya" (reading and reductions)
  • Whaddaya plan on taking in college this semester?
  • (Meaning: What do you plan on taking in college this semester?)
  • Whaddaya want to do tonight?
  • (Meaning: What do you want to do tonight?)
  • Whaddaya think about going to Japan this Summer?
  • (Meaning: What do you think about going to Japan this Summer?)
  • Whaddaya think about his new girlfriend?
  • (Meaning: What do you think about his new girlfriend?)
  • Whaddaya want to listen to now?
  • (Meaning: What do you want to listen to now?)
Fun Easy English Reductions Lessons
From YOUR Teacher: whaddaya

This English language reduction is used often especially in places like New York.
Note: Reductions

Remember the following:
  • Reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • Reductions, such as whassup 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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