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Learn how to pronounce each sound in French, the French rhythm, and better understand the rules of liaison and assimilation.

Plus: 3 different pronunciations in French

various way of pronunciation word plus

The word plus can be used as an adverb or a noun in French, and its pronunciation changes depending on its usage. This article simplifies the pronunciation rules for the word plus when used as an adverb to help French learners.

Learn to pronounce the vowel Y

pronunciation french vowel y

Learning French pronunciation becomes much easier when you know some tricks. That is what this article proposes to discover. We are going to see together how the vowel Y is pronounced precisely in French.

Exploring N and M consonant pronunciation nuances

This article presents the different pronunciations of the consonants N and M according to their position in a word. Learn the rules for knowing whether to pronounce a nasal consonant or a nasal vowel. For French learners, it is necessary to be attentive when encountering double consonants N and M to find the correct pronunciation

Vowel sequencing in French pronunciation

In this French pronunciation lesson, accompanied by a video, we will examine vowel sequencing in French. We approach this subject by illustrating different examples and analyzing various cases where two consecutive vowels belong to different syllables, either inside a word or at the border of two words.

Everything to know about phonological assimilation in French

phonological assimilation in French

The assimilation of sonority in linguistics can influence the pronunciation of words and groups of words in French. Consonants can undergo changes that affect the voiceless or voiced character of their pronunciation. This phenomenon is sound assimilation. Learn the rules and watch the video to understand everything about assimilation in French.

Phonetic alphabet: How to spell semi-vowels in French

Semi-vowels in French form an intermediate category between consonants and vowels. This article presents how to write all the semi-vowels of the phonetic alphabet in French. The order of presentation is from the most common cases to the most difficult ones, including exceptions.

Reading practice: Fairy tales in French

Reading is ideal to help you improve your French pronunciation while learning about French culture. I invite you to listen to these tales in order to make you discover the sounds as well as the use of links and sequences.

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