Fronting and the importance of Minimal Pairs

Working on phonological processes is a pretty big part of a Speech-Language Pathologist’s job.  One of the more popular phonological processes is Fronting.  Fronting occurs when velar or palatal sounds (i.e., /k/, /g/, and sh), are substituted with alveolar sounds (i.e. /t/, /d/, and /s/). For example, the word “key” becomes “tea” – which in […]