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INTRODUCTION FRENCH ALPHABETS AND THEIR PRONUNCIATION LETTERS FRENCH NAME PHONETIC SYMBOL Aa a [a] Bb be [be] Cc ce [se] Dd de [de] Ee e [e] Ff effe [ f] Ɛ Gg ge [zi] Hh ache [a∫] Ii i [i] Jj ji [ i] Kk ka [ka] Ll elle [ l] Ɛ Mm emme [ m] Ɛ Nn enne [ n] Ɛ Oo o [o] Pp [pe] Qq qu [ky] Rr erre [ r] Ɛ Ss esse [ s] Ɛ Tt [te] Uu u [y] Vv [ve] Ww duble vé [doubl vé] Xx icse [iks] Yy igrèk [igr k] Ɛ Zz zèd [z d] Ɛ
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FRENCH ACCENTS In French there are accents found on certain vowels to give a specific pronunciation or to serve as a distinguishing mark. -Accent Circonflex (^) : it is found on some vowels. Examples are as follows: a. When it is placed over e (ê), the sound [ ] is produced eg: Tête (head) and bête Ɛ (beast) b. When it is placed over o (ô) it produces the sound [o] eg. hôpital (hospital) c. When it is placed over u (û) it gives the [u] sound eg. goût (taste) -Accent aigu (´) : when this accent is placed over e (é) the sound [e] is produced. Eg: parlé (spoke) -Accent grave (`) : when placed on e (è) it produced the sound [
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