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Unformatted text preview: Letters that end in an -ee sound in English end in an -ay sound in French: b c d p t v Letters that start with an 'e' sound, like English 's', are virtually identical in French: f l m n s The vowels are short sounds: a e i o u For g and j swap the English pronunciation around: j g The remaining letters are: h- pronounced ash k- pronounced like the ca in cat q- pronounced coo r - pronounced air w- pronounced doo-bla vay x- pronounced eeks y- pronounced ee grec z- pronounced zed When giving an email or website address the conventions are: @ arobase . point / oblique So: un.abonné@enterprise.fr www.bbc.co.uk...
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- Spring '10
- French, Trigraph, Vowel, Germanic peoples, Diacritic, Zed