For example, pronunciation of words with /s/ or /z/ requires one to keep the tongue locked behind the teeth.
Use of symbolic sound: this refers to one syllable words or sounds that are easy to produce; for example, “moo” or “woof”. Using symbolic sounds encourages vocalization and allows children to relate words with similar sounds; hence, pronounce them in the same way.
Observation skills: comprise of skills that require children to focus on a specified task. In relation to pronunciation difficulties the instructor might assign a simple observation task to the student. This task will require the child to observe the instructor’s mouth as he/she pronounces different sounds.
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Gagen, M. R. (2007, January 13). Addressing Speech Difficulties During Reading Instruction Tips for Helping a Child Pronounce Specific Sounds. Retrieved from Right Track Reading: ...Show more