Does your child find the “f” sound hard? Now let’s be clear, we are talking about the sound ‘ffff’ not any rude words! This is the second in our series of posts about making specific speech sounds. You can read the first post about teaching the “k” sound here.
When should a child be able to say the “f” and “v” sounds?
These sounds are known as fricatives meaning they are made with a long stream of air. It is normal for a younger child to mispronounce these sounds. The normal error is for the “f” to become a “p”, so fish becomes pish. The “v” sound normally becomes a “b” so van…
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