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How to make the JAZZ sound

Phonetic symbol

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 Sound/ is the voiced consonant sound using the vocal chords.

With J j

january, june, july, jump, joy, jupiter, juniper, jug

With G g

giant, ginger, nitrogen, singe,

How to pronounce 'JAZZ' in English - Jazz practice

Click on the native speaker flags to listen and then repeat each sentence. Can you hear the different accents?

  1. Jumping Jack flash! Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  2. put your jumper and jeans on. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  3. Jupiter is a giant planet.
    Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  4. A jogger just jumped over my jelly fish jar.
    Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  5. The General jumped out of jail in his jeep.
    Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  6. There are jam jars in the garage under my jacket.
    Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  7. Ginger roots were joined together Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  8. A jaguar can jump just as high as a jackal
    Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  9. A jug of juice is justified at this juncture
    Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.
  10. That's justice for you Jolly Joker, said the judge.
    Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker. Listen to a native speaker.

Jazz Nouns for Children

Click the pictures and listen

Giraffe

Sound

Jacket

Sound

pig

Sound

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