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

What is the /w/ Sound?

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

  • win
  • web
  • wolf
  • away
  • own
  • swamp

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

"Start by rounding your lips into an “O” shape. Vibrate...

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