years ago I learned that there is a lengthening applied to the pronunciation
From that time I thought that this lengthening took place from the back of the
side(s) of the tongue towards the front’ but recently I read a definition
that said "backwards until the end of the side of the tongue".
Which is correct?
) characteristic of the letter
a mechanical lengthening of the tongue from the back of the mouth to the front
until the tip of the tongue touches the gum line of the two top front teeth.
This is under the influence of the compressed air behind the tongue.
This does not affect the articulation point of the
which remains the side or sides of the tongue and the upper
molars. When you pronounce the
correctly you will feel a “wave” in the tongue as the
pressure moves it mechanically forward. The
sound should not follow this wave otherwise the articulation point will end up
, and there will be an incorrect