Vocal Tract

We make letter sounds by first bringing air up from our lungs. Next, we use our articulators - voice box, tongue, velum, palate, alveolar ridge, teeth, and lips - to control the movement, direction, pressure, and volume of this air through our vocal tract.


graphic image of the human vocal tract


How do we use our articulators to control air?

Let's go to our next lesson to find the answer. Click: Air Control

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