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  • everybody Jennifer from Tarle Speech with a super quick tip today we are

  • going to be talking about spelling and how we read or pronounce certain letter

  • combinations and we're talking today about something called the bossy R for

  • those of you who have children in about kindergarten or first grade you're

  • probably aware of this my daughter is studying it now so I thought I would

  • share it with you so what does the bossy R mean the bossy R means that when you

  • have UR or IR this R is super bossy and it is going to sound just like

  • ER so when we have UR IR ER the R is super bossy and you just say er

  • to say the er think of having your mouth in square tense lip shape

  • and then the tip of your tongue can either be pointing down with the back of

  • the tongue pulled up or the tip of the tongue flipped back just whatever you do

  • don't touch your teeth for that sound do not roll the tongue or move the tongue

  • just keep it nice and steady er so let's try some of these words turn burden hurt

  • nurse third girl bird first her term nerve serve so give it a try I know

  • people are going to notice the difference and I also think this will

  • really help you when you are trying to say you're out how to pronounce a word

  • and and having taught this to several of my students recently it's been very

  • very helpful in increasing their accuracy making them a lot clearer

  • because they're not reading the word they're pronouncing it the way that it

  • should be and not relying as much on saying every letter as a sound in the

  • word so best of luck to you and I will see you again soon okay

everybody Jennifer from Tarle Speech with a super quick tip today we are

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