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  • Super Quick English Lesson number three.

  • Ok, here we go. We're looking at this sound. How do you say that? Ok, here's how I'm going

  • to do it. Ok, again? Ok, I know it sounds strange, it looks strange but it's really

  • useful.

  • Ok, now before I start, let's remember that this is British English pronunciation ok?

  • There are other variations but I'm looking at British English today. Ok, so let's think

  • about a word that has this sound. This. This. Now, commonly it's mispronounced with a /d/

  • so /dis/ now in British English this is not correct, Ok? So we want that sound This. Ok,

  • so how do we make that sound? Alright, we have to look at the mouth, what is the mouth

  • doing? Well the important thing is the tongue. What is the tongue doing? Ok. Alright, it's

  • touching my top teeth. And as it's touching that I pull it in and I'm pushing air out.

  • So as the tongue comes in the air goes out so this. You can feel it on your hand. If

  • you say it, you can feel air on your hand. Ok, so let's do it one more time. This/ Let's

  • see have I got a vibration here?Yep, there's a vibration here. So if you put your hand

  • here, you should feel it kind of vibrating. Ok, let's think of another word. So this,

  • these. Alright so I've got that feeling again. Those. It's also found in, not just at the

  • beginning of a word but in the middle of a word. So, Mother. Father. Brother. As it goes

  • on. Ok, so remember, try and bring your tongue in, push the air out and you feel a vibration

  • just there. Alright guys, practiise, practise, practise it's the only way to improve.

  • Ok, let's practise. Say this with me. This. That. These. Those.

  • Ok and it gets a bit crazy. Alright guys practise, practise, practise. Ok? It's the only way

  • to improve. Alright, thanks for hanging out with me Eat Sleep Dreamers. See you soon!

Super Quick English Lesson number three.

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How to Pronounce This, That, These and Those /ð/

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    Yukiko posted on 2018/11/17
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