Fun Easy English Classroom May 28


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American English Reduction "howujya"

Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to learn "howujya" an American English reduction.
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Reductions: "howujya"

American English reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • This American English reduction is formed when you combine and reduce the following words.
  • howujya = how + would + you
  • This American English reduction is used in the following way.
  • Howujya get the answer to this problem.
  • This American English reduction has the following meaning.
  • How would you get the answer to this problem.
Examples: "howujya"
  • Howujya like to go to the movies?
  • (Meaning: Would you like to go to the movies together?)
  • Howujya go to the store?
  • (Meaning: Which directions would you use to go to the store?)
  • Howujya make the sauce taste better?
  • (Meaning: What method would you use to make the sauce taste better?)
  • Howujya like to go out on a date?
  • (Meaning: Would you like to go out and do something together?)
  • Howujya like to get smashed in the face?
  • (Meaning: Would you like to be smashed in the face?)
Fun Easy English Reductions Lessons
From YOUR Teacher: Howujya

This reduction is used quite often among native English speakers especially when asking someone to do something.

Howujya like to go hiking in the mountains today?
Note: Reductions

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