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The /l/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english consonants english l sound

What is the /l/ Sound?

First, let's look at a few examples of words with the English /l/ sound:

  • let
  • lamp
  • olive
  • family
  • soul
  • oval

According to Baruch College's Tools for Clear Speech, the /l/ sound is made by doing the following:

"The tip of your tongue should touch the top of your mouth, behind...

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