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PostPosted: 2009 04 26, 09:05 

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Hey:) Im new to this forum and kind of new to the Lithuanian language, the hardest thing i have come across in pronunciation so far is the letter R and how to say words with R in them. How is the best way to say this letter?its very difficult:(


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PostPosted: 2009 04 26, 10:20 
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Put the tip of your tongue pressing against the pallate just after your front teeth. Then increase air preasure on it while maintaining it pressed. It'll eventually separate producing the R sound.

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PostPosted: 2009 04 26, 12:07 

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Ok, i will try that, do you remember how long it took to develop this sound?Is it something that just happens after time?


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PostPosted: 2009 04 26, 19:46 
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My mother tongue is spanish, we have the rolling R, too.

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