When we say a sentence in English, we join or "link" words to each other. Because of this linking, the words in a sentence do not always sound the same as when we say them individually. Linking is very important in English. If you recognize and use linking, two things will happen:

  1. you will understand other people more easily
  2. other people will understand you more easily

There are basically two main types of linking:

In this lesson we look at: