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Les Voyelles - E AY = May(en anglais) Uh = Dull (en anglais) Eh = set (en anglais)
Collins - Easy Learning French Pronunciation Track 10(cd) AY en anglais Le Premier Son French E has three pronunciations To make the sound is forwarded and slightly higher than halfway up. Lips are wide(though not as wide as for [i]. Muscles around the mouth are quite tense. It is a front vowel.
Le son – E Le E Anglais Mot Anglais É ay May EZ ay May ER ay May AI ay May Les mots Français Les cafés (ley kah-fay) = Coffee houses Le nez (luh nay) = Nose Parler(pahr-lay) = To speak Jai (zhay)
Le Deuxième Son (E) comme le son uh en anglais(over) To make the sound: Tongue is resting flat in the mouth The sound is made in the middle of the mouth with lips relaxed in a neutral position very little effort is required for this sound.
Le Deuxième Son (E) It occurs in the following 1.Short one syllable words: – Le (the) (luh) – Je (I) (zhuh) – De (of) (duh) 2.The is one that disappears in everyday speech dmain (tomorrow), ptit(little), chmise(shirt) 3.However, it isnt dropped if there are 3 consonant sounds running together therefore is pronounced: – AppaRTeMent (apartment) – PaRLeRons (we shall talk) – VenDReDi(Friday)
Le son – E Le E Anglais Mot Anglais E uh dull/over Eu uh dull/over Les mots Français Le petit (luh puh-tee) = little one La fleur (lah fluhr) (flower)
Comme le son eh en anglais set To make the sound: Tongue is forwarded and slightly lower than halfway up. Lips are slightly stretched (though not as wide as the sou sound. Muscles around the mouth are getting less tense. It is a front vowel. Le Troisième Son
Le son – E Le E Anglais Mot Anglais è eh set ê eh set ai eh set ei eh set et eh set ais eh set Les mots Français la mère (lah-mehr)= mother La Fenêtre(lah fuh-neh-truh) Clair (klehr) = bright La neige (lah nehzh) Le secret (luh suh-kreh) Je voudrais (zhuh vooh-dreh)