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initial th (unvoiced)

right arrow  Read left to right and go down the list:

three

think
thought
theory

thin

thirst third thirty

thrift

thread thimble thumb

thistle

thirsty
thunder
thermal

through

throw
threw
thrown

thug

thump
thwart
thyroid

Now you try it!

 

 

middle th (unvoiced)

 

healthy

wealthy
method
methane

truthful

faithful
within
without

mythic

mouthful
youthful
lithium

birthday

worthwhile
author
Arthur

 

 

final th (unvoiced)

 

math

bath
faith
fifth

myth

moth
month
mouth

south

sixth
seventh
eighth

ninth

tenth
both
booth
froth
teeth
tooth
north

birth

earth
mirth
dearth

hundredth

thousandth
millionth
billionth

final th (unvoiced) +

word endings

months

booths
faiths
tenths

frothed

mouthed birthed unearthed

Note: The "s" ending after an unvoiced "th" is very difficult to pronounce.

Contrast the unvoiced "th" sound with the voiced "th" sound. Do you hear a difference?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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