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Pronouncing the letters CH and J

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Instruction: Just like the letters D and T, have the tip of your tongue pressed against the top of your mouth right behind the front tooth.  At the same time, press your side cheeks inward so both cheeks are firmly pressing against your side teeth.  Then slightly blow out.

Here are some words and sentences to help you hear what they should sound like.  Click on any word or sentence to hear the correct sound.

Cherry
Catcher
Batch

"The little cherries were very delicious"
"The catcher gave the wrong signal to the pitcher"
"The batch of cookies were perfect"

Jam
Bridging
Ridge

"What is the difference between a jam and a jelly spread"
"Bridging the gap between the two rivals was very difficult"
"You can see the house just beyond the ridge"

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