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Does anyone know anything about speech therapy?

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PercyPigPie Fri 10-Jun-11 20:32:47

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I can't remember which two sounds, together, make a 'j' as in jelly sound.

Does anyone know?

Thanks

meditrina Fri 10-Jun-11 23:07:59

Here's a handy phoneme chart. I thnk you mean /dz/, but this isn't made up of two sounds - it's one in its own right (a voiced alveolar fricative - its unvoiced "twin" being "ch").

PercyPigPie Sat 11-Jun-11 16:58:03

Thank you smile

flossyboo Mon 13-Jun-11 13:29:37

its duh and yuh!! say it quickly and it becomes juh smile

jurassicpark Mon 13-Jun-11 15:11:45

It is a combination of two sounds - a plosive /d/ as in 'do' and a fricative /zh/ which is the middle sound in measure. They are said so quickly that it is hard to separate and they make a sound called an affricate. Think of it more as a continuous movement from one sound to another rather than two sounds said in succession.

busymum34 Mon 13-Jun-11 16:30:47

this is one we had problems with with my son, for years! He would say 'delly' then 'zelly' and finally 'jelly'!

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