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  1. anhnha's Avatar
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    #1

    When is your sister's birthday?

    I think that "tə" in "ˈsɪs.tə" is not clear as normal. Do you agree?


    Link: https://soundcloud.com/anh-80/when-i...sters-birthday

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    #2

    Re: When is your sister's birthday?

    It sounds normal to me. I hear "ster".

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    #3

    Re: When is your sister's birthday?

    Actually, I couldn't figure out "sister". A lot of "s" sound here makes it harder for me to understand.

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    #4

    Re: When is your sister's birthday?

    I heard a fairly normal /ə/.

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