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Question about consonants in English

From:Geijss Streijde <gijsstrider@...>
Date:Friday, December 14, 2007, 23:48
Hello people,

Thank you for taking your time to read this message.

As English is my L2, I have a tiny issue with the pronouncation of it
and was wondering if you had any pointers on how to correct my

The problem is that in my L1 it is impossible for a word to end in a
voiced consonant, as such I find it impossible to do this in other

An example I can give is the following. The word 'Bed' I pronounce
naturally as [b3t], and if I try really hard to voice the /d/ it comes
out as [b3.d@] or [b3d.d@].

I was wondering if you had any tips for me to improve my pronouncation
of English, or if I just should keep using the [@] at the end of the

I look forward to your replies.


Geijss Streijde


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