There are 6 plosive sounds in English:
/p/,/b/, /t/, /d/, /k/, /g/
How do you produce plosive sounds?
- Plosives are made by fully blocking the flow of air as it leaves the mouth.
- Sound is produced when the blocked air is released in an explosion.
- There are 6 plosive sounds in English: /p/,/b/,/t/,/d/,/k/,/g/
- The glottal stop /ʔ/ is another plosive – it sometimes replaces /t/.
Repeat the following:
/p/ Please place your plates in a pile in the parlour.
/b/ Bravo Brandon! You’ve brought us back a kebab from the pub!
/t/ Tony’s tonsils tickled as he took a tipple of tequila.
/d/ Don’t you dare defend him, Derek. He definitely did it.
/k/ Can you come camping in Turkey with me and Claire?
/g/ I grew some grapes in my garden and lugged them here in my bag.