sound like, trouble, middle
Does the tongue touch the tooth ridge at the end of the word?
The tongue touches the area on the roof of the mouth just behind the front teeth. It sounds like "trub-bull" and "mid-dull."
kindness, softness, Is she
Do you omit the sound of d, t, s?
And sounds like kinnness, soffnes, IIshe?
No. The "d" in "kindness" is pronounced, as is the "t" in softness. "Is she" sounds like "Izz she," with a bit of a "z" sound.
Keep practicing and you'll do well! You should have heard me when I was learning French, trying to imitate the (to me) odd sounds of their pronunciation. We all start from ground zero when learning a new language.