Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Sounds

  1. Unregistered


    I found this explanation, given by Mister Micawber, very helpful
    "It is not the tongue, it is the tension of the apparatus and the form of the mouth. For the // of 'bat', smile widely and tense your cheeks where the smile ends. For the /ə/ of 'but', relax the jaw and mouth completely and let the mouth drop open only enough to let air pass through, then simply voice an exhalation"

    Could you give the explanation of other sounds like the o of 'word', the i of 'bit', the u of 'cup' and the s of 'measure'?

    Thank you in advance.

  2. Webmaster,
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • England

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 3,650

    Re: Sounds (to Mister Micawber)


Similar Threads

  1. voiced sounds and unvoiced sounds
    By Sstupid in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 21-Feb-2005, 08:21
  2. Linking sounds
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-Dec-2004, 11:45
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 22-Jul-2004, 09:21
  4. sounds like a date to me
    By zeppy in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 14-Dec-2003, 21:19
  5. Sounds
    By RonBee in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 24-Nov-2003, 19:53


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts