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The Structure And Use Of The Vocal Organs, And The Means Of Securing Distinct Articulation.

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4.  Also the movement of the lips necessary for the labials P and B.
5.  Also the movement of the lower lip to the upper teeth for F and V.
6.  Also the movement of the lips forward for W, Wh, Sh, Th (let the mouth spring open after all the consonant sounds).
7.  Each of these consonant sounds should be practised in order, both before and after the chief vowel sounds.
45. Exercises for the Tongue.
1.  Stand in front of. a mirror, open the month wide, work at the tongue until it can be made at will to lie down quite flat in the mouth, its tip and edges against the lower teeth, and no part of it higher than the top of the lower teeth.
2.  From the flat position of Exercise 1, raise the tip of the tongue slowly to the back of the gums of the front teeth and return to the original position.
3.  From the flat position, raise the edges of the tongue so as to make it concave from side to side, return to the flat position.
4.  Practise the chief vowel sounds, and note that the tongue takes its right position for each without being rigid, sounding each three times.
5.  Practise the consonants whose sounds depend largely upon the tongue in the following order, sounding each three times:—N, Th (initial and final), D, T, L, R, Z, S, ZH, SH, NQ, K, G.
6.  Push the tongue straight forward out of the mouth as far as possible and draw it back smartly.
46. Exercises for the lower Jaw.
1. Open and shut the mouth several times in succession