Fun Easy English Classroom October 11


Learn American
English reduction
American English Reduction "typa"

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

American English reductions are reduced forms of English words.
  • This American English reduction is formed when you combine and reduce the following words.
  • typa = type + of
  • This American English reduction is used in the following way.
  • What typa food did they serve?
  • This American English reduction has the following meaning.
  • What type of food did they serve?
Examples: "typa"
  • What typa food do you want to eat tonight?
  • (Meaning: What type of food do you want to eat tonight?)
  • She found this new typa hand cream at the store.
  • (Meaning: She found this new type of hand cream at the store.)
  • He found a new typa bug in the yard.
  • (Meaning: He found a new type of bug in the yard.)
  • What typa girls do you like?
  • (Meaning: What type of girls do you like?)
  • What typa things do you want to see in this city?
  • (Meaning: What type of things do you want to see in this city?)
Fun Easy English Reductions Lessons
From YOUR Teacher: Typa

Hey remember typa is not a real word in English. Typa is simply the way Americans often pronounce the word type of.
Note: Reductions

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