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1 LES LETTRES How to pronounce these funny looking French words correctly

2 IN FRENCH…  The last letter of a word is often not pronounced (e.g. Paris)  Final « e » is always silent! Répétez: Céline, Philippe, anglaise, onze, treize  Final « s » is almost always silent Répétez: Paris, Nicolas, Jacques, français, trois  The letter « h » is always silent Répétez: Hélène, Henri, Thomas, Nathalie, Thérèse

3 LES CONSONNES FINALES  The last consonant of a word is often not pronounced  Répétez: Richard Américain Canadien Bien Deux

4 EXCEPTION!  “C, R, F & L” are sometimes pronounced… (TIP: CaReFuL ) Eric, Daniel, Lebeuf, Pascal, Victor

5 WORDS THAT END -ER  Words that end with “–er”, sound like accent aigu (“ay” sound) E.g. Roger, Olivier Fin (6 th gr.)

6 LES PRÉNOMS FRANÇAIS  Take a look at the list of French names you’ve been given  Go ahead and take 3 minutes to choose one & practice pronouncing the names! 

7 AVEZ-VOUS DES QUESTIONS?


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