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Pronunciation Initial Consonants at FrenchHour

Prononciation des consonnes initialesFrench and English consonants at the beginning of a word are pronounced pretty much the same way except for a few.I’d like to focus on words starting with PN and PS in this lesson. They are pronounced differently in French than they are in English.m …. pneu …. tirem/f …. pneumatique …. inflatablef …. pneumonie …. pneumoniam …. pseudo, pseudonyme …. username, pen namem/f …. psychopathe …. psychopathm/f …. psychiatre …. psychiatristf …. psychiatrie …. psychiatrym/f …. psychologue …. psychologistf …. psychologie …. psychologyf …. psyché …. psyche, tall mirrorf …. psychose …. psychosisf …. pseudoscience …. pseudoscience. Today’s French . List . Mot du Jour . List . Le Blogue . Tutorials . Newsletter . Memberships . Donate . Back to Course – French Pronunciation .The post Pronunciation Initial Consonants at FrenchHour appeared first on French Etc.

3mins

14 Apr 2020

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Combination of Letters – Today’s French at FrenchHour

Combinaison de lettres en françaisThis lesson is an excerpt of Week 3 of Anne’s ‘French 1 – A1’ course, a 30-week French course for the total  French beginner.Les mots en français ne sont pas toujours intuitifs.The French alphabet has 26 letters, just like in English. However, French words don’t always look the way they sound. They may combine letters to make a new sound.Anne goes over the 25 most common ones in te premium lesson. Click below to access it.For instance,EAU is pronounced O, such as inEAU –> waterBEAU –> beautifulCU is pronounced KU, such as inCUBE –> cubebut ÇU is pronounced SU, such as inREÇU –> receivedCONTINUEGet more, including the PDF for this lesson as a premium memberExercice – PracticeWhich one sounds like the bold-letter choice? Decide between 1. and 2. 1-__2-__3-__ an sounds likethe EI in eightthe UM in bumpça sounds likekasa-tie sounds likeseetea Réponses – Answers 1-22-23-1 an sounds likethe UM in bumpça sounds likesa-tie sounds likesee . Today’s French . List . Mot du Jour . List . Le Blogue . 3 Great Memberships . Go to Course – French 1 – A1 . Donate . The post Combination of Letters – Today’s French at FrenchHour appeared first on French Etc.

2mins

7 May 2019

Rank #2

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La maison de France et Henri – Today’s French at FrenchHour

La maison de France et HenriFrance and Henri’s HouseTalk about your house in French. Practice with Anne. Download the audio file and print this page.What to do with this worksheetListenRead the translationRepeatMemorizeLa maison de France et HenriFrance et Henri Durand habitent à Louret. Louret est une petite ville de 8 000 habitants. Ils ont une maison en banlieue. Leur maison a deux étages. Au rez-de-chaussée, il y a une cuisine, une pièce de vie, un salon et un cabinet de toilettes pour les invités. Il n’y a pas de salle à manger. Au premier étage, il y a trois chambres, une terrasse, deux salles de bains, un bureau et un débarras. France et Henri n’ont pas de bibliothèque au premier. Au sous-sol, il y a un garage pour deux voitures et une cave. France et Henri y habitent depuis 10 ans.CONTINUEContinue this week-long lesson – Get the PDF and many exercises that go with itCourse on French 2 – A2: many hours of French at all levels on this theme. Dossier sur le français 2 – A2 : des heures de fiches à tous les niveaux sur ce thème.Be proactiveDescribe your house and send your written or recorded work to Anne. She’ll get back to you within 24 hours. Free access as a Premium MemberBECOME A MEMBER. Today’s French . List . Mot du Jour . List . Le Blogue . 3 Great Memberships .  Go to Course - French 2 A2 . Donate .The post La maison de France et Henri – Today’s French at FrenchHour appeared first on French Etc.

3mins

9 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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English Words in French – Today’s French at FrenchHour

English Words in FrenchMots anglais en françaisThis post is an excerpt of Week 1 of Anne’s ‘French 1 – A1’ course, a 30-week French course for the total beginner.Who says French is hard to learn? There are tons of English words used in the French language – with a French accent, of course. Here is a list of some that I hear often in French.Note that most of them are masculine.My favorite one is ‘un pin’s’. What’s your favorite?Do you know another one? Feel free to Leave a Reply below.Most of all, listen, repeat out loud and learn how to pronounce these words. That’s how you’ll start sounding like a French person, by copying my voice and my intonation.m …. babyfoot …. foosball, table footballm …. barman …. barman, bartenderm …. basket …. basket-ballf …. basket …. tennis shoem …. best-seller …. best-seller bookm …. bifteck …. steak (beef)m …. blazer …. blazer, suit jacketm …. blogue …. blogm …. bluff …. bluffm …. boss …. bossm …. bouledogue …. bulldogm …. boycott …. boycottø …. boycotter …. to boycottm …. brainstorming …. brainstorming sessionm …. business …. businessm …. businessman[1] …. businessmanm …. caddy …. store cartm …. camping …. camp sitem …. casting …. casting, distributionm …. challenge …. challengeGet the Long List in the premium lesson.Exercice – PracticeRemplacez les tirets avec les mots de la liste et la traduction. — Fill in the blanks with the words from the list and the translation.L’été dernier, on était au « 1._____ des Lilas ». On jouait tous les jours au 2._____ et au 3._____. On a sympathisé avec le 4._____. Un jour, il nous a demandé de faire les courses pour lui : il voulait 5 caisses de bière. C’est très lourd ! Quand nous sommes arrivés au supermarché, il n’y avait pas de 5._____. On est donc revenus les mains vides et les gens au camping ont presque fait la révolution. On se souviendra de ce jour-là toute notre vie !ENGLISHLast summer, we were staying at the ‘Lilacs 1.Campsite’. We would play 2.basketball and 3.foosball every day. We became friendly with the 4.bartender. One day, he asked us to go shopping for him: he wanted 5 crates of beer. It’s very heavy! When we arrived at the supermarket, there were no 5.carts. So we came back empty-handed and people at the campsite almost had a revolution. We will remember that day forever!Answers at FrenchHourCONTINUEContinue this lesson as a premium memberNextPassé composé or imparfait – Today’s Frenchfaire les courses – Mot du Jour. Today’s French . List . Mot du Jour . List . Le Blogue . 3 Great Memberships . Go to Course – French 1 – A1 . Donate .The post English Words in French – Today’s French at FrenchHour appeared first on French Etc.

5mins

3 Apr 2019

Rank #4

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