The accents on the E – when, what, how, the rule

Yes! There is a rule explaining why and when you should use the accents on the E. Well at least for the accent aigu é and accent grave è! As there is no specific rule for the accent circonflexe ê…. Sorry it is a french rule after all , so easy would not be french!!!! […]

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The letters at the end of a word you don’t pronounce in French

When in English, consonants at the end of a word are pronounced, in French it is rather the contrary and most consonants are silent. Pronouncing the end of the word is a common mistake among English speakers. But it is a really bad mistake as it really annoys French people and can even lead to […]

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The French vowels

There are 6 vowels in French A E I O U Y. The first 5 vowels will be pronounced as they are heard, whereas Y will be named by its letter Y. Here they are

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The French Y – this anomaly

When in English Y can either be a consonant or a vowel, Y in France is known as a vowel. d So why is ‘y’ not pronounced but named? It dates the Roman time. The letter ‘y’ was initially used to name and spell foreign words and was used a lot in Greek language. However, […]

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Become fluent in French pronunciation

Check out these 1 min videos to learn everything you need to know about French pronunciation. Interested in learning more, why not join one of our classes and workshops in Kent, UK or start 1 to 1 virtual classes? #1 What to expect #2 The alphabet #3 The vowels (more here) #4 Pronunciation challenge I […]

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