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Pronouncing the letter H

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Instruction: The whole mouth is open.  This sound is made by using the vocal chord in the throat.  The difference between a h sound and an "ah" or an "eh" sound is that it is more hollow in the mouth when the air passes.

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Home
Doghouse
Helium

"After the long day, he went home to sleep"
"The little puppy didn't like the big doghouse"
"The helium balloons filled the room for the birthday girl"

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