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The /h/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english consonants english h sound

What is the /h/ Sound?

First, let's look at a few examples of words with the English /h/ sound:

  • his
  • hall
  • hook
  • behave
  • uphill
  • anyhow

According to Baruch College's Tools for Clear Speech, the /h/ sound is made by doing the following:

"/h/ is made in your throat, with the glottis. Your vocal folds...

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