"How do we make this sound? ‘k’
[Student may want to look in a mirror to see where this sound is being produced,] What am I doing? [Teacher grasps own throat while making choking sounds.] It almost sounds like I'm choking in the back of my throat, doesn't it? Is my voice on or off? Right, it's the quiet choking sound. [Show picture] This little boy has a very long neck. He's getting ready to go to a very quiet wedding, and his mother's arms are coming in to tie his bow tie. It's a little too tight, though, and he's starting to make little, quiet choking sounds, 'k-k-k-k.'"

Hand cue: Pretend you're tying a bow tie, or put hands on own neck as if choking.



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