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    M.Mozaffary is offline Junior Member
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    Re: What is a dark /l/ (L)???

    well welcome, i'm glad to see another countryman in this website

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    Re: What is a dark /l/ (L)???

    Here is a video explaining the dark L that might help:

    American English Pronunciation - dark L

    Rachel

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    Re: What is a dark /l/ (L)???

    Funny, I call them front and back /l/ with my students, which they find clear enough. To teach the two, I first teach the French and Russian /l/s, which are more strongly front and back pronounced than our own two /l/s in English.

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