French nasal sounds occur when a vowel is followed by a single n or m in the same syllable

French nasal sounds occur when a vowel is followed by a single n or m in the same syllable

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French nasal sounds occur when a vowel is followed by a single n or m in the same syllable, as  shown in Table 1  . You  must use your nose (which should vibrate a bit) and your mouth to make  these sounds.  TABLE 1 Nasal Sounds Nasal Sound an, en (am, em) like on with minor emphasis on n in, ain (im, aim) like an with minor emphasis on n ien like yan in
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Unformatted text preview: yan kee with minor emphasis on n oin like wa in wa g on (om) like on in wr on g un (um) like un in un cle Keep in mind that the following combinations do not require nasalized vowel sounds: • vowel + nn or mm: bonne (pronounced like bun in English) • vowel + n or vowel + m: mine (pronounced like mean in English)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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