T sounds like D - Thirty Dirty Little Turtles: T sound like D in many English words especially when native speakers talk at higher speeds. Knowing what sounds to make is a big part of knowing what sounds you are hearing. So any student of the language will benefit from practicing more natural sounds. While practicing this particular sound change, I sort of came up with this funny little sentence I use quite often. Each of these words has a T that softens to a D and it’s totally fun to say. For this, and lots more pronunciation practice, check out the pronunciation page.