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Happy house - 'h' sound in English pronunciation

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House

Sound

Hat

Sound

Hippo

Sound

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  1. He heard her hammering her house hard.
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  2. The hunter found a huge horse up ahead.
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  3. In Hertford, Hereford and Hampshire hurricanes hardly ever happen.
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  4. He wanted his friend to help him.
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  5. Somehow Harry held onto his hat.
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  6. The whole hall of the hotel had huge holes to hide in.
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  7. How many has he had and who will have his others?
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  8. Have you hit the nail with that hammer too hard?
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  9. They had half a hot hamburger each.
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  10. The horse was happy to have had a hazelnut.
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How to make this sound

Example words

holiday ahead hear hold habit hide exhale behind unheard somehow

With silent 'h' ('ph-' sounds /F)

when honest phone honour

Open the mouth slightly and force the air out as if sighing. This is an unvoiced, quiet vowel. The sound is just that of the air sighing out. The air flow is soft, not constricted.





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