Some vowels in French have multiple pronunciations determined by specific linguistic rules

Some vowels in French have multiple pronunciations determined by specific linguistic rules

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Some vowels in French have multiple pronunciations determined by specific linguistic rules, letter  combinations, and/or accent marks, as shown in Table  1  . You can always find exceptions, however,  so when in doubt, consult a dictionary. In addition, expect sounds that are unfamiliar when vowels  appear in combinations. 
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Unformatted text preview: TABLE 1 Vowels and their Sounds Vowel Sound a, , ah as in m a e , final er and ez, es in some one-syllable words, some ai and et combinations ay as in d ay e in one syllable words or in the middle of a word followed by one consonant uh as in th e , , and e (plus two consonants or a final pronounced consonant), et, ei, ai eh as in g e t...
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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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