ch / t∫ – cheese

  • Unvoiced. This sound is made by passing air through the mouth.
  • Your teeth and lips are slightly parted. The corners of your mouth are pulled in a little and your lips are pushed slightly away from your face.
  • First, the tip of your tongue rises to the roof of your mouth to block the flow of air.
  • Then, the tongue is pulled down to allow the air to flow out of your mouth and make the sound.
  • Similar sounds: /j/, /sh/, /zh/