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  • hi there Jennifer from tarle speech with your pronunciation question

  • today's question is how do I pronounce the word lateral which could mean moving

  • towards the side of something or in medical terms it'll often mean one side

  • of something of the body so let's take a look at the word it is spelled l a t e r a l this is actually a pretty easy

  • lesson today I'm going to teach it two different ways number one think of

  • saying the word ladder like the ladder behind me that everyone always asks

  • about that goes to a loft that just collects dust that word is ladder and

  • you're gonna say that word and then add the l lateral lateral if you need a

  • little bit more help if that's a little bit of a struggle for you start with

  • syllable one la to do that touch the tip of your tongue to the back of your

  • top front teeth and then pull it down towards the bottom of your mouth that's

  • going to be way down the bottom of your mouth you're gonna open your mouth

  • really wide for that ah la next add the der do this by touching the tip of

  • your tongue to the back of your top front teeth and then move to that er

  • sound you could make that er sound with your tip the tip of your tongue

  • pointed towards the bottom of your mouth and the back of your tongue bunched up

  • or the tip of your tongue pulled back rolled back towards the back of your

  • mouth just do not touch your teeth and do not let your tongue move so that

  • that are flaps or trills ladder and then end with the l by opening your mouth

  • slightly just relax it a little bit for that sound and then you're going to go

  • ahead and touch the tip of your tongue to the back of your top front teeth for

  • the l la der l lateral lateral lateral lateral I did some bilateral

  • exercises this morning during my workout give it a try

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hi there Jennifer from tarle speech with your pronunciation question

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B1 lateral tongue ladder mouth teeth top front

How to Pronounce LATERAL - American English Pronunciation Lesson

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    Summer posted on 2020/06/08
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