is a sound made by almost closing the front teeth. The tongue blade (front 1/8th of tongue), is placed flat on the gum ridge behind the front top teeth and then moved back and down slightly as the sound is made. Let air pressure build up and release as the tongue moves slightly down and back. alt="Sound"> is a quiet or unvoiced consonant. The 'sound' is from the air being pushed out of the mouth. but / is the voiced consonant sound using the vocal chords.
january, june, july, jump, joy, jupiter, juniper, jug
giant, ginger, nitrogen, singe,
Click on the native speaker flags to listen and then repeat each sentence. Can you hear the different accents?
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