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Contracting: AM, ARE & IS


Contracting: AM, ARE, & IS

I am – I’m
ɑe æm – ɑem

You are – You’re
jʉː ɐː – joː

He is – He’s
hiː ɪz – hiːz

She is – She’s
ʃiː ɪz – ʃiːz

We are – We’re
wiː ɐː – weː

They are – they’re
ðæɪ ɐː – ðeː

It is – It’s
ɪt ɪz – ɪts

Pete is – Pete’s
piːt ɪz – piːts

Sarah is – Sarah’s
ˈseːrɐ ɪz – ˈseːrəz

That is – That’s
ðæt ɪz – ðæts

These are – These’re
ðiːz ɐː – ðiːzə

Someone is – Someone’s
ˈsɐmwɐn ɪz – ˈsɐmwɐnz

The dogs are – The dogs’re
ðə dɔgz ɐː – ðə dɔgzə

A group is – A group’s
ə grʉːp ɪz – ə grʉːps