Speak Easy #9 – a pronunciation tip: The flap

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In this episode, Suzanne and Andrew teach you a pronunciation tip that will make your English sound more natural: the flap! Take a listen and learn how, when, and why you should use the flap in your own speech.

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Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Let It Go by Scott Dugdale

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