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    Hi,
    I have a problem with pronounce , my teacher told me that I have problem
    especialy in r (I say it rrr like a sheep )


    What can i do for that ?

    Thank you .

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    You have to practise the way we say 'r' in English. I assume you speak a language with a sheepy rrrr sound, so the first thing youmust do is accept that the letter is completely different and said in a a different way. We can make the sound with our top teeth on the lower lip. Get you teacher to show you where to place the teeth and practise it, then over time it will start to become more natural.

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    Try to pronounce it with a hot potato in your mouth !

    It is what our teacher used to say ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    You have to practise the way we say 'r' in English. I assume you speak a language with a sheepy rrrr sound, so the first thing youmust do is accept that the letter is completely different and said in a a different way. We can make the sound with our top teeth on the lower lip. Get you teacher to show you where to place the teeth and practise it, then over time it will start to become more natural.
    I thought sheep said baaaaaaaaaah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beeuurkes
    Try to pronounce it with a hot potato in your mouth !

    It is what our teacher used to say ...
    God help! I can't stop laughing!!

    Did you try like this way before???

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