t / t – tiger

  • Unvoiced. This sound is made by passing air through the mouth.
  • Begin with your lips and teeth slightly parted.
  • Place the tip of your tongue on the roof of your mouth right behind your upper front teeth.
  • When your tongue is in this position, it blocks the flow of air.
  • Pull your tongue down to the bottom of your mouth so that the tip of your tongue is resting behind your bottom front teeth.
  • As your tongue is pulled down, the air is released and the sound is made.
  • Similar sound: /d/