Slide 1LES LETTRES How to pronounce these funny looking French words correctly Slide 2 IN FRENCH The last letter of a word is often not pronounced (e.g. Paris) Final e is always silent! Rptez: Cline, Philippe, anglaise, onze, treize Final s is almost always silent Rptez: Paris, Nicolas, Jacques, franais, trois The letter h is always silent Rptez: Hlne, Henri, Thomas, Nathalie, Thrse Slide 3 LES CONSONNES FINALES The last consonant of a word is often not pronounced Rptez: Richard Amricain Canadien Bien Deux Slide 4 EXCEPTION! C, R, F & L are sometimes pronounced (TIP: CaReFuL ) Eric, Daniel, Lebeuf, Pascal, Victor Slide 5 WORDS THAT END -ER Words that end with er, sound like accent aigu (ay sound) E.g. Roger, Olivier Fin (6 th gr.) Slide 6 LES PRNOMS FRANAIS Take a look at the list of French names youve been given Go ahead and take 3 minutes to choose one & practice pronouncing the names! http://www.online-stopwatch.com http://www.online-stopwatch.com Slide 7 AVEZ-VOUS DES QUESTIONS?