ē / i – bee

  • Name: ‘long e’. Voiced. This sound is made with your vocal cords.
  • The corners of your lips are pulled back like when you smile (see photo).
  • Your lips are parted; your teeth should be very close together but slightly parted.
  • The edges of the middle part of your tongue touch your upper side teeth.
  • The tip of the tongue is down, slightly touching the back of the bottom front teeth.