Why, what weekend were you guys gonna be there?
We were supposed to see it yesterday, but I felt really bad….
I don’t even know what we’re gonna do (s15_335)
treaty (reduction vs. clarity variability even in isolated word-list reading, see next “status”)
“status” (reduction in isolated wordlist reading)
Below on the left is an example of a statement taken from a spontaneous conversation. On the right is the same sequence produced by a different speaker to illustrate what it would look like as carefully produced speech. Both examples are matched for duration.