th as in thin is a breathed consonant

Broaden the tip of the tongue, place it between the teeth and blow softly. Do not protrude the tongue.

Webster, th      Funk and Wagnalls, th     Phonetic Symbol /θ/

Drill: thah, tha, thee, thoo, thoh, thaw ath, eth, ith, oath, uth, oth

This sound occurs initially, finally, and medially:

thane

thank

thermos

theme

theft

thews

thorax

thick

thigh

thaw

thumb

thousand

thimble

thong

theory

thump

thin

thorn

  1. Theodora placed the thick thimble on her
  2. Thelma and Theodore thanked the thoughtful youth.
  3. The panther thrust his head from the
  4. Thurston   thwarted   the plans of   the three thugs.
  5. Theobald hurt his thigh and his thumb when he fell through the thatched roof.

hath

truth

author

health

tooth

method

myth

path

wealthy

doth

wrath

panther

Goth

wreath

pithy

worth

moth

pathetic

  1. Clean teeth and a clean mouth improve health
  2. Kenneth found the sheath in the path
  3. Put the lath underneath the hawthorn
  4. Beth thought Ruth's fourth tooth came through slowly
  5. The traveler thanked the smith for the
  6. The thirsty youth took the broth and ran southward
  7. Mathew and Arthur are enthusiastic athletes
  8. The man hired the truthful and thrifty Timothy
  9. Methodical Martha took the wreath from the box
  10. The author thought Nathan was thankless and thoughtless
  11. Did Dorothea find the length and width of Al­thea's thistledown pillow?
  12. Ruthless Judith threw Ethel's thread and Agatha's thimble through the door of the thatched cottage
  13. A soft answer turneth away
  14. '' When the wind is in the  north, The skillful fisher goes not forth; When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fishes' mouth."