How to practice pronuncing L & R sounds

- Tim Lake


Japanese learners of English have particular difficulty with pronouncing /L/ and /R/. As this is a particular problem for Japanese English learners we though we’d give you some advice on how to improve your /L/ and /R/ sounds so they sound different.
日本人の多くが、LとRの発音が上手くできないと悩んでいます。 これは日本人の典型的な問題の1つですが、今回はLとRを発音し分けるためのヒントをご紹介しましょう。


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