I wonder how an American pronounces…
First step, which written letter is not pronounced?
The e between t and r disappears: ter => /tr/
Let’s practice this word, starting from the end.
Say the first syllable very strongly.
Now, let’s add the preposition.
Here we follow linking pattern #1. [link]
interested + in
Again, let’s practice, starting from the end.
Say the first and the last syllables more strongly.
If we add the object,
we divide the sentence into word groups…like this.
(I’m interested in) … (books).
(She’s interested in) … (reading).
She’s interested in teaching.
He’s interested in getting his paint job done.
Sherlock Holmes is interested in solving crimes.
The dancer is interested in ballet.
The little girl is interested in feeding the birds.
She’s interested in finishing her book.
I’m interested in finding out where you were last night.
The couple is interested in dogs.
Cats are interested in catching birds.
Languages, history, reading, swimming.
What are you interested in?
Learning the pronunciation of “interested in” is important.
It is essential to link the preposition “in“ correctly, and to emphasize it.
If I don’t hear the sound /dɪn/ at the end, I think you are saying the word “interesting.”
To learning about linking,
check this page. [link]