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    Thumbs up Alveolar approximant?

    Hello,

    Do you guys curl the tip of your tongue when you're articulating the alveolar approximant?
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    Default Re: Alveolar approximant?

    Quote Originally Posted by HerTz View Post
    Hello,

    Do you guys curl the tip of your when you're articulating the alveolar approximant?
    The tip of our what?

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    Default Re: Alveolar approximant?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    The tip of our what?
    I think he means the tip of our tongue

    Quote Originally Posted by HerTz View Post
    Hello,

    Do you guys curl the tip of your when you're articulating the alveolar approximant?
    I don't know how British speaker pronounces their /r/ sound.
    But If I'm not mistaken, American pronounce the /r/ in the palatal approximant way.
    to make the /r/ sound, round your lips and make the er sound. Do not let your tip of the tongue touches the hard palate. Your tip of the tongue would move toward the beginning of the hard palate, but it doesn't touch any part of your mouth. It takes time to practise. I wasn't able to do so, But I got a hang of it after practising for ages. Give it a shot, dude!

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