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Sound by Sound American English Phonetic Pronunciation of the word 'Lieutenants'

Practicing the sound by sound pronunciation table of the word 'Lieutenants' will help you improve your spoken American English.

#1: /l/
TongueThe tongue is against the back of the upper teeth.
AirThe air flows around the sides of the mouth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#2: /u/
TongueThe back part of the tongue stretches up towards the soft palate. The front part of the tongue remains down, touching, or behind, the bottom front teeth.
LipsThe lips relax while forming a rounded shape.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#4: /t/
TongueThe tongue will come up. The front part will touch the roof of the mouth behind the top teeth. Then it will pull down to release the air.
TeethThe teeth are together. Then they separate.
AirAir passes through the mouth. First, the air stops. Then, it flows.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.
#5: /ɛ/
TongueThe tongue tip touches the back of the bottom front teeth. The middle part of the tongue arches up towards the roof of the mouth.
JawThe jaw drops.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#6: /n/
TongueYour tongue is against the ridge behind the top teeth.
AirThe air flows through the nose.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#7: /ə/
TongueThe tongue remains forward and relaxed.
LipsThe lips relax.
JawThe jaw drops.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#8: /n/
TongueYour tongue is against the ridge behind the top teeth.
AirThe air flows through the nose.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.
#9: /t/
TongueThe tongue will come up. The front part will touch the roof of the mouth behind the top teeth. Then it will pull down to release the air.
TeethThe teeth are together. Then they separate.
AirAir passes through the mouth. First, the air stops. Then, it flows.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.
#10: /s/
TongueThe tongue is behind the teeth.
Lips
TeethThe teeth remain clenched.
AirThe air flows through the tip of the tongue towards the edge of the teeth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords do not vibrate.

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roʊˈmæntɪk lʌv əˈlaʊz ju tu ˈfoʊkəs ˈmeɪtɪŋ ˈɛnərʤi əˈtæʧmənt səˈsteɪnz ðæt riˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp æz lɔŋ æz ˈnɛsəˌsɛri tu reɪz jʊər ˈbeɪbi




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