fa, qaf

Introduction

fa

You know this sound from..

The sound made by 'f' in the English word 'fun'

This is how the letter looks in words


qaf

This is a new sound for English speakers. Think about how you make the sound for a letter 'k' - you make it by pressing the middle of your tongue to the roof of your mouth then releasing it suddenly to give a short explosion of air. To make the sound of 'qaf', make a similar explosion of air by releasing the back of your tongue at the back of your mouth, where it curves down into your throat.

This is how the letter looks in words


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1. Recognise fa and qaf in words

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2. Read words containing fa and qaf

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