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Pronouncing the letters D and T

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Instruction: Have the tip of your tongue pressed against the top of your mouth right behind the front tooth.  Then slightly push air separating your tongue and upper mouth.

Every time the letters D and T are spoken, the tip of your tongue should touch the upper part of your mouth.

Here are some words and sentences to help you hear what they should sound like.  Click on any word or sentence to hear the correct sound.

Dentist
Ladder
Blood

"The dentist did a great job on the filling"
"He was a little nervous climbing down the ladder"
"The blood on his shirt indicated that he got a cut somewhere"

Terrible
Computer
Fast

"He felt terrible after eating the soup"
"His computer stopped working after he installed the service pack"
"The fleet footed runner couldn't be caught"

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