On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 8:28 AM, Carsten Becker <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Mark J. Reed schrieb: >> Any advice? > > My sister had to learn it for her Choir workgroup at school and they > were to say [[log in to unmask]"d2tCn=] (*Bedötchen) over and over to eventually > produce ["b42t.Cn=] ("Brötchen," i.e. bread roll). Maybe that's > adaptable into English *somehow*?  can be an allophone of /d/ intervocalically in English, IIRC, so possibly. If he's still struggling with phones in his L1, though, it may just confuse the issue.