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Unformatted text preview: n, p, s, t, v, z. Most final French consonants remain unpronounced except for c, r, f, and l (think of the word ca re fu l). When in doubt, consult a good dictionary. TABL E 1 Consonant Sounds Consonant Sound c + a, o, u c as in car c + e, I s as in sent ch sh as in ma chine g + a, o, u; gu + e, i, y g as in go g + e, I; ge + a, o zh as in mea sure gn ny as in u nion j zh as in mea sure h always silent Consonant Sound q and qu k as in kind r no equivalent — the sound is gutteral and pronounced at the back of the throat as if gargling s between two vowels and the s in - sion z as in zero t in - tion s as in sea th t as in tea x (before vowel) eg as in l eg x (before consonant) xc as in e xcel...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course FRE 1120 taught by Professor Celiaroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10