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Old October 22, 2008, 12:11 PM
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I think you also have to almost close your throat or curve your tongue to make a bridge and exhale so that the tip of your tongue flaps....

Sounds silly, doesn't it?
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Old October 22, 2008, 02:23 PM
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I aimed at describing the initial position. Using the throat may result in learners making the sound the french way.

A famous tongue twister to practice it:

El perro de San Roque no tiene rabo por que Ramón Ramirez se lo ha cortado...
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