Connected Speech Transcription Exercises

The following phrases all contain words whose phonemic shapes are influenced by their context. Begin by transcribing the words as they would be pronounced in isolation (dictionary pronunciation), and then transcribe them again as a phrase, including any potential weak forms. See if you can identify the processes that operate in the phrase.

roast beef stuffed tomatoes chained together
rolled gold kind to hands a child’s voice
closed shop fan club ground floor
Aunt Mary lined paper don’t go
cracked cups raw eggs wet paint
high up a car engine no others
Veronica Edwards pit closures blind mice