French sounds

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French sounds
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French Sounds, Ch 2
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  1. a
    a      ah

    • ballle (bal) - ball
    • table (tabl) - table
    • place (plas) - place
    • garage (ga-razh) - garage
    • salade (sa-lad) - salad
    • classe (klahs) - class
  2. i
    ee   (feet)

    • riche (reesh) - rich
    • Paris (pa-ree) - Paris
    • difficile (dee-fee-seel) - difficult
    • image (ee-mazh) - image
    • famille (fa-meey) - family
  3. e
    ay

    • cafe - (ka-fay) - cafe
    • matinee (ma-tee-nay) - matinee
    • desirer (day-zee-ray) - to desire
    • qualite (ka-lee-tay) - quality
    • papier - (pay-pyay) - paper
  4. e
    eh

    • scene - (sehn) - scene
    • riviere - (ree-vyehr) - river
    • metre - (mehtr) - meter
    • creme (krehm) - creme
    • fete - (feht) - festival
    • laissez-faire (leh-say-fehr) - to let people do as they choose
  5. e
    uh

    • chemise - (shuh-meez) - shirt
    • menace - (muh-nas) -
    • cheval (shuh-val)
    • regard (ruh-gar) -
    • venir (vuh-neer) -
  6. 0
    u (but)

    • poste - (pust) - post office
    • poeme (pu-ehm) - poem
    • objet - (ub-zheh) - object
    • effort - (ay-fur) - effort
    • original - (u-ree-zhee-nal) - original
  7. et
    ay
  8. est
    eh
  9. assez
    (a-say)
  10. pied
    Pyay
  11. dessert
    dessert

    (day-sehr)
  12. elle
    ehl
  13. effet
    ay-feh
  14. E with an accent mark is silent except
    in words with one syllable

    • le (luh)
    • je (zhuh)
    • me (muh)
    • ne (nuh)
    • ce (suh)
    • de (duh)
    • que (kuh)
  15. o
    oh

    • hopital - (oh-pee-tal) - hospital
    • hotel (oh-tehl) - hotel
    • au revoir (oh-ruh-vwar) - goodbye
    • rose - (rohz) - rose
    • chapeau (sha-poh) - hat
  16. oi
    wa
  17. ou
    oo

    • rouge - (roozh) - red
    • routine - (roo-teen) - routine
    • touriste (too-reest) - tourist
    • coup d'etat (koo-day-ta) - violent overthrow of a government by a small group
  18. u
    u (bureau)

    • nature - (na-tur) - nature
    • public (pu-bleek) - public
    • avenue - (av-nu) - avenue
    • excuser - (ehks-ku-zay)
  19. eu
    eu (lee-keur)

    • docteur (duk-teur) - doctor
    • acteur (ak-teur) - actor
    • professeur (pru-feh-seur) - professor
    • chauffeur - (shoh-feur) - driver
  20. visiter
    to visit

    vee-see-tay
  21. excuser
    to excuse
  22. arriver
    to arrive
  23. entrer
    to enter
  24. desirer
    to desire
  25. signer
    to sign
  26. honorer
    to honor
  27. inviter
    to invite
  28. Alors, bon courage
    good luck
  29. allons-y
    let's go
  30. an
    ahn

    • piquant - (pee-kahn)
    • France - (frahns)
    • danger - (dahn-zhay)
    • encore - (ahn-kur)
    • absent - (ap-sahn)
    • ensemble (ahn-sahnbl)
    • rendez-vous (rahn-day-voo)
    • enveloppe - (ahn-vuh-lup)
  31. on
    awn

    • consomme - (kawn-su-may)
    • oncle - (awnkl)
    • nation - (nay-syawm)
    • station - (stah-syawn)
    • question - (kehs-tyawn)
  32. on
    om

    • tombe - (tawnb) - fall down
    • bombe - (bawnb) - bomb
  33. in
    an

    • lingerie - (lan-zhuh-ree)
    • index - (an-dehks)
    • faim (fan) - hunger
    • importateur - (an-pur-ta-teur)
    • americain - (a-may-ree-kan)
    • plein - (plan) - full
  34. un
    eun

    • un = (eun)
    • brun - (breun) - brown
    • humble - (eunbl)
    • perfum - (par-feun) - perfume
    • chacun (sha-keun) - each
  35. if a consonant is not followed by a vowel, then
    do not pronounce the consonant
  36. lundi
    Monday

    Leun-dee
  37. mercredi
    wednesday

    mehr-kruh-dee
  38. mardi
    tuesday

    mar-dee
  39. jeudi
    thursday

    zheu-dee
  40. vendredi
    friday

    vahn-druh-dee
  41. samedi
    saturday

    sam-dee
  42. dimanche
    sunday

    dee-mahnsh
  43. ecoutez
    listen

    ay-koo-tay
  44. De jours y a-t-il dans une semaine
    Days of the week

    duh zhour ya-teel dahn zun suh-meyn
  45. Il y a
    There are
  46. Donnez-moi les noms des sept jours de la semaine, s'il vous plait.
    Give me the names of the seven days of the week, please.

    Du-nay-mwa lay nawn day seht zhoor duh la suh=mehn, sell voo pleh.
  47. Quel jour de la semaine sommes-vous?
    What day of the week is today?

    Kehl zhoor duh la suh-mehn sum-noo?
  48. Aujourd'hui
    Today

    Oh-zhoor-duee
  49. l'ecole
    the school

    lay-kul
  50. j'ai
    I have

    (zhay)
  51. anglais
    english

    ahn-gleh

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