English Phonemes

I found my son’s old speech therapy papers in a box in the garage. I thought the characterization of the English phonemes was interesting.

Nose Sounds:
Mm Nn

Lip Coolers:
Ff Vv

Tip Tappers:
Tt Dd

Tongue Scrapers:
Kk Gg

Lip Poppers:
Pp Bb

Little Windy:
Ww

More Windy:
Hh

Front Tongue Lifter:
Ll

Back Tongue Lifter:
Rr

Fat air:
Sh sh /zh/

Fat Stopped Air:
Ch ch Jj

Skinny Air:
Ss Zz

Tongue Coolers:
Th th (e.g. throat)
Th th (e.g. they)

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