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  • everybody Jennifer from Tarle Speech with the last of the embarrassing

  • mistakes to round out our month here of 14 videos celebrating 14 years in

  • business for Tarle speech our word today is breath and breath is air in and

  • out of the lungs versus the word breast which can mean a chest or mammary

  • glands of a woman so let's take a look at both of these words and we're going

  • to break these words into three parts to attack this whole situation here

  • all right so number one we have the B R combination br br br to do this what you're

  • going to do is you are going to have your lips closed for the B while your

  • lips are closed for the b think in your brain I'm going to say an R sound

  • and get your tongue in position for the R sound as you know if you've been

  • watching my videos the tip of your tongue can either be down with a back

  • pulled up or the tip of the tongue can be flipped back with the back of the

  • tongue scrunched back so if you have your tongue ready for the R br br all you do

  • is open your lips from the B into that square tense lip shape for the R and you

  • should have the br be sure to do this smoothly you don't want to say bah ruh

  • there's no extra vowel in there br br next we're going to move to that

  • short e sound to do that you're going to have your mouth slightly open and your

  • lips are going to be more relaxed and the tip of your tongue will be between

  • your top and your bottom teeth you can see it just peeking out eh eh eh

  • if you're having trouble with this you can actually try to touch the inside of

  • your teeth with the back of your tongue this helps some people and that will

  • help you get your tongue and the right spot for that sound so we have breath

  • and then for the first word breath we're going to end this word by sticking your

  • tongue out of your mouth allowing the air to

  • over the top of your tongue and I tell my students do not touch your teeth so

  • that you do not say the T sound because when you say the T sound that's going to

  • lead our mistake in this next word so let's put this all together breath

  • breath breath now for the word breast they start exactly the same way but then

  • what you're going to do is you are going to end with the s T I think this happens

  • because for the th one of the mistakes I hear is that people keep their tongue in

  • their mouth and when you keep your tongue in your mouth it sounds like a sss

  • sound and then they touch the teeth behind the tip of the tongue to the back

  • of the top front teeth and that makes the T sound so then you have breast

  • breast breast so let's contrast those two words we have breath breath breath

  • and breast breast breast and let's try it in a sentence

  • when you take a deep breath your breast will rise and fall give it a try I know

  • people are going to notice the difference if you found this helpful

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How to Pronounce BREATH & BREAST - English Pronunciation Lesson

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    Summer posted on 2020/10/14
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