18 English Words with Disappearing Syllables

source: Espresso English        2018年4月1日
Some English words have what we can call “disappearing or dropped syllables” – reductions or eliminations of sounds in the middle of the word.
One example is the word favorite: We don’t say FAV-o-rit with three syllables. We say it more like FAV-rit with two syllables – the “o” syllable disappears.
In today’s lesson, you’re going to practice your pronunciation with some of the most common English words that tend to have dropped syllables.
If you're having difficulty with pronunciation, it's very important to practice a lot!