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How to Pronounce the Letter L

Pronouncing L

Correct Open your mouth slightly. Let the tip of your tongue touch the gum ridge.

IncorrectThe tip of the tongue does not touch the back of the front teeth when pronouncing the letter L.

Now try it:-

Inside a word:-

bleary - clear - silent

At the end of a word:-

ale - real - sail

At the beginning of a word:-

lamp - let - loot

Now try these ultimate tongue twisters, and don't forget you have to keep repeating them:-

Lots of little London lamp-lighters lit London's little lamps.

Lick the red lolly Rick!

Red lorry, yellow lorry.

More tongue twisters here.