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Articulation Practice: /t/

Week One

All practice is done in front of a mirror, so my daughter can visually check her tongue and mouth position.

Practice initial /t/ sound 10 times.

Practice single syllables with initial /t/. Repeat list 5 times.

Friday: Run through all /s/ articulation exercises.

Week Two

Syllable practice is done in front of a mirror.

Continue single syllable practice from Week One.

Practice syllables with /t/ in middle position. Repeat list 5 times.

Friday: Run through all /s/ articulation exercises.

Week Three

Continue single syllable practice with /t/ in initial, middle and final positions, expand vowel combinations.

Begin work with consonant blends.

Single syllable practice -- /t/
Initial position /t/

  • tah (as in awful)
  • tay
  • tee
  • tigh
  • to
  • tu (as in food)
  • teh (as in get)
  • tih (as in sit)
  • tuh (as in up)
  • ta (as in sad)
Middle position /t/

  • ahtah
  • aytay
  • eetee
  • ightigh
  • oto
  • utu
  • ehteh
  • ihtih
  • uhtuh
  • ata
Final position /t/

  • aht
  • ayt
  • eet
  • ight
  • ot
  • ut
  • eht
  • iht
  • uht
  • at

Week Four

Double syllable practice /t/
Initial position /t/

  • tahtah
  • taytay
  • teetee
  • tightigh
  • toto
  • tutu
  • tehteh
  • tihtih
  • tuhtuh
  • tata
Middle position /t/

  • ahtah
  • aytay
  • eetee
  • ightigh
  • oto
  • utu
  • ehteh
  • ihtih
  • uhtuh
  • ata
Final position /t/

  • ahtaht
  • aytayt
  • eeteet
  • ight-ight
  • ot-ot
  • ut-ut
  • ehteht
  • ihtiht
  • uhtuht
  • atat

Week Five

Additional double syllable practice /t/
Initial position /t/

  • tahtay
  • taytee
  • teetigh
  • tighto
  • totu
  • tuteh
  • tehtih
  • tihtuh
  • tuhta
Middle position /t/

  • ahtay
  • aytee
  • eetigh
  • ighto
  • otu
  • uteh
  • ehtih
  • ihtuh
  • uhta
Final position /t/

  • ahtayt
  • ayteet
  • eetight
  • ightot
  • otut
  • uteht
  • ehtiht
  • ihtuht
  • uhtat

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Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue. - William Shakespeare




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