Accent Diet: Individual Sounds Lesson 9 Practice 4 – #80550

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Accent Diet: Individual Sounds Lesson 9 Practice 4 – #80550

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english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Do you pronounce these words differently: light –right? You should.

Practice these sounds. Look in the mirror and check your teeth, tongue and lip position.

/l/ sound at the beginning of a word: Put the tip of your tongue just behind the front top teeth. Make a voiced sound as you drop it down and begin the next vowel sound. (If you have trouble with this sound, stick your tongue outside your mouth to practice.)

/l/ sound in the middle or at the end of a word: Put the tip of your tongue at the roof of your mouth and make a voiced sound while you hold your tongue in this position.

/r/ sound at the beginning of a word: Make an “o” shape with your lips. Pull your tongue to the back of your mouth make a voiced sound while tensing your tongue. Do not let the tip of your tongue touch the top of your mouth! Begin the next vowel sound from this position.

/r/ sound in the middle or at the end of a word: Move from the vowel sound into the ìrî by pulling your tongue to the back of your mouth. Do not let the tip of your tongue touch the top of your mouth! Make a voiced sound while tensing your tongue.

/n/ sound: Press the tip or front half of your tongue against the top of your mouth just
behind your teeth. Hold your tongue in this position and make a voiced sound through your nose. You should feel a vibration in your nose.

/m/ sound: Press your lips together and make a voiced sound through your nose. You should feel a vibration in your nose.

english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Practice these words five times each. Look in the mirror and check your teeth and lip position.

/l/ : lock
light
golf
polite
call
/r/ : rock
right
credit
portrait
car
/n/ : knock
night
and
candy
noun
/m/ : mock
might
lemon
amount
mom
english pronunciation practicePRACTICE

Read these sentences three times each. Pay attention to the L and R.

Lock the golf clubs in your car trunk.

Laughter is the best way to relieve stress.

Technology is not a silver bullet.

Don’t mock me for trying to improve.

Nothing is worse than being woken up by a phone call at one in the morning.

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