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Flashcards in Basic French Pronunciation Deck (69)
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1
Pronounce:

ami

Note that "a" is pronounced like the British "A" in "father" [a].

2
Pronounce:

je

Note that the unaccented "e" is pronounced like "uh", or the "A" in "again" [ə].

3
Pronounce:

étudiant

Note that "é" is pronounced like the "A" in "play" [e].

4
Pronounce:

arriver

Note that "-er" is pronounced like the "A" in "play" [e].

5
Pronounce:

vous avez

Note that "-ez" is pronounced like the "A" in "play" [e].

6
Pronounce:

très

Note that "è" is pronounced like the "E" in "best" [ɛ].

7
Pronounce:

être

Note that "ê" is pronounced like the "E" in "best" [ɛ].

8
Pronounce:

maison

Note that "ai" is pronounced like the "E" in "best" [ɛ].

9
Pronounce:

treize

Note that "ei" is pronounced like the "E" in "best" [ɛ].

10
Pronounce:

et

Note that "-et" is pronounced like the "E" in "best" [ɛ].

11
Pronounce:

elle

Note that "e" + 2 consonants is pronounced like the "E" in "best" [ɛ].

12
Pronounce:

merci

Note that "i" is pronounced like the "EE" in "bee" [i].

13
Pronounce:

y

Note that "y" is pronounced like the "EE" in "bee" [i].

14
Pronounce:

fort

Note that "o" is pronounced like the "O" in "old" [o].

15
Pronounce:

au revoir

Note that "au" is pronounced like the "O" in "old" [o].

16
Pronounce:

beau

Note that "eau" is pronounced like the "O" in "old" [o].

17
Pronounce:

salut

Note that "u" is pronounced like the "EW" in "dew" [y].

18
Pronounce:

avoir

Note that "oi" is pronounced like the "WA" in "wasp" [wa].

19
Pronounce:

loyal

Note that "oy" is pronounced like "why" [waj].

20
Pronounce:

vous

Note that "ou" is pronounced like the "OO" in "boot" [u].

21
Pronounce:

jeune

Note that "eu" is pronounced like the "I" in "bird" [œ].

22
Pronounce:

œuf

Note that "œu" is pronounced like the "I" in "bird" [œ].

23
Pronounce:

nf

Note that "aï" is pronounced like the "I" in "like" [ai].

24
Pronounce:

égste

Note that "oï" is pronounced like the "OY" in "boy" [oi].

25
Pronounce:

tu

Note that "t" is pronounced like the "T" in "toy" [t].

26
Pronounce:

athlétique

Note that "th" is pronounced like the "T" in "toy" [t].

27
Pronounce:

sportif

Note that "f" is pronounced like the "F" in "fun" [f].

28
Pronounce:

philosophie

Note that "ph" is pronounced like the "F" in "fun" [f].

29
Pronounce:

joli

Note that "j" is pronounced like the "S" in "pleasure" [ʒ].

30
Pronounce:

intelligent

Note that "g" + "e" or "i" is pronounced like the "S" in "pleasure" [ʒ].