Hatimah Hatimah, Hizliatul Zannah, Rosidah Rosidah


This research focuses on two aspects of English phonological rules which are assimilation and elision as the aspects of connected speech. In daily-life conversation, an English native speaker often use certain rules to speak naturally. This research is aimed to identify and analyze aspect of connected speech in Not Cinderella’s Type movie. Qualitative approach with content analysis was used to gather data from the movie. The results showed that assimilation is occurred 115 times under progressive and regressive assimilation and elision is occurred 570 times in the form of Aphaeresis and Apocipation types. The results indicates that elision is frequently used by the characters in the Not Cinderella’s Type movie. 


English phonological rules, connected speech, assimilation, elision, movie

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