Some Chinese consonants are rather similar to English consonants, but it's important to hear the differences and get all details as accurate as possible!

How to read: h
A voiceless velar fricative. It is pronounced by raising the back of the tongue to the soft palate to make a narrow passage for the air to be expelled with friction. The vocal cords do not vibrate. It is similar to 'h' in the English 'hope' - with a slight rasp as in 'loch'.

hē: to drink