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    Default Rhthym and Intonation

    Dear Native Speakers,

    Below is a sentence I'd like you to read out and comment on which is correct in terms of the position of the pause.

    A. One reason is [pause] that you don't take notes carefully while listening to your teacher.
    B. One reason is that [pause] you don't take notes carefully while listening to your teacher.

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    Default Re: Rhthym and Intonation

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Ka View Post
    Dear Native Speakers,

    Below is a sentence I'd like you to read out and comment on which is correct in terms of the position of the pause.

    A. One reason is [pause] that you don't take notes carefully while listening to your teacher.
    B. One reason is that [pause] you don't take notes carefully while listening to your teacher.
    I'd pause briefly after "reason" before "is" - if I paused at all.

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