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

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66                                      THE CONSONANTS.
Exercise.—Make the following sounds ten times in suc­cession, accenting well the first of each series of three:—
82.  The Voiced Liquid L.—The tip of the tongue should be lightly placed against the hard palate with its sides quite free; the nearer the upper gums the clearer the sound* To make the sound L, allow the vibrating breath to escape between the sides of the tongue and the side gums, keeping the lips and teeth apart; generally, however, one side or the other is allowed to vibrate, not both sides.
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83.  The Aspirate H,—The H sound is merely an emis­sion of breath, with no distinct shape of the organs of articulation; it is not used alone, but precedes one of the vowel sounds. Some people drop the sound altogether, others over-emphasise it.
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84.  The Non-voiced Dental P.—The middle of the lower lip should be made to touch lightly the edges of the top teeth. To make the sound F, allow the breath to escape in a continuous controlled stream between the lips and the teeth.
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