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Teach G Sound

You are going to teach G to your child here. I will give quick tips on how to accomplish this and then practices at the syllable level. Your child will learn how to say G correctly in the beginning, middle, and end of syllables. If you are just starting your home practice for G, this is a very important first step

Teach G With A Mirror

We are going to teach your child the G sound using a mirror. This technique works well for most children. However, if your child is distracted by the mirror, remove it. You can follow each step simply by looking at each other.

G is not a visual sound which means that your child cannot easily see how to say it by looking at you. You must use more tactile and verbal cues to elicit a correct pronunciation. 

Mirror Game


  1. A mirror
  2. G syllable list

How to do activity:

  1. Sit in front of a mirror with your child
  2. Look into the mirror and encourage your child to do the same
  3. Say G and explain how your tongue is in the back of your throat. You may need to touch your throat while saying G as direction words can be difficult to understand.
  4. Encourage your child to say G while touching their throat
  5. If your child is having a hard time grasping the concept "back of throat," open your mouth really wide as you say G so your child can see how your tongue bunches up in the back 
  6. Pick a syllable from the syllable list below
  7. Say the syllable and have your child repeat
  8. Repeat this process with all syllables

That's it! Easy!

G syllable list

Helpful Tips:

  • Bring attention to your throat and tongue
  • Make it fun!


Work on syllables for a few minutes a few times a day or until your child learns how to say G correctly. 


  1. Don’t forget to fill out the syllable chart above so you can remember what you tried and how it went. 
  2. Your child may learn G syllables quickly, in a matter of minutes for some! When your child is saying G right most of the time, move on to the word level! Don't spend too much time here.

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