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How to sound like a native French speaker
Introduction / Welcome
Introduction / Welcome video (8:26)
Module 1 - French vs English pronunciations
Introduction to Module 1 (1:04)
M1.1 - Pronunciation: the 5 main differences between English and French (6:05)
M1.2 - The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) (4:22)
Module 2 - Spelling in French: alphabet, accents and graphic signs
Introduction to Module 2 (2:18)
M2.1 - The French alphabet: pronunciation (21:39)
M2.2 - French accents: acute, grave, circumflex, diaeresis (“tréma”) (7:36)
M2.3 - More punctuation and graphic signs
End of Module 2: Quiz!
Module 3 - All the French sounds: how they are written and how they are pronounced
Introduction to Module 3 (3:05)
M3.1 - A list of all the French sounds (phonemes)
M3.2 - Final "E" and final consonants in French: should you pronounce them?
M3.3 - How to read words beginning with "in_"/im_" (+ a few other reading tips) (10:42)
End of Module 3: Quiz!
Module 4 - French sounds that are different from English - pronunciation rules and tips
Introduction to Module 4 (2:02)
M4.1 - "E": The different ways to pronounce the letter “E” in French (8:45)
M4.2 - “U”: How to pronounce the French "U" and distinguish between "bu/boue", "dessus/dessous", etc. (4:21)
M4.3 - “Y: How to pronounce the letter “Y” in a French word? (3:54)
M4.4 - The French nasals: pronunciation rules and tips to distinguish between "blanc, brun, blond", etc. (7:21)
M4.5 - “R”: how to pronounce the French "R"
M4.6 - "L" and the [l] / [j] sounds: How to read words like "fauteuil", "conseil", "œil" etc.! (9:06)
M4.7 - [k] / [s]: "Q", "C", French cedilla "ç", "S" (phonetic and spelling rules) (8:34)
M4.8 - [g] / [ʒ]: "G" / "J" (phonetic and spelling rules) (7:11)
M4.9 - [s] / [z]: single "S" vs double "SS" (phonetic and spelling rules) (4:34)
M4.10 - Why is the "s" silent in "Mesnil", "Descartes", etc.? (13:06)
End of Module 4: Quiz!
Module 5 - French Liaisons
Introduction to Module 5 (0:42)
M5.1 - What's a liaison? (Definition) (6:18)
M5.2 - The influence of the letter "H" in the liaison: mute H / aspirate H
M5.3 - When to make and when not to make the liaison in French
End of Module 5: Quiz!
Module 6 - How to sound more French! (French Rhythm, Accentuation and Intonation)
Introduction to Module 6 (1:38)
M6.1 -Learn the rhythm of the French language (stress pattern/accentuation) (12:25)
M6.2 - French intonation in questions and statements: rising or falling intonation?
End of Module 6: Quiz!
Module 7 - To go deeper: Special pronunciation rules and variations
Introduction to Module 7 (2:45)
M7.1 - French numbers: special pronunciation rules
M7.2 - The 3 ways to pronounce "Plus" in French: [ply], [plys], [plys]
M7.3 - How to pronounce "Tous" in French: [tu] vs [tus]
M7.4 - Irregular French plurals with a change in pronunciation
M7.5 - Top 10 differences between written French and spoken French: How we actually pronounce things in real life!
M7.6 - French accents: regional variations
End of Module 7: Quiz!
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Conclusion + Bonuses
Bonus #1: Tongue-twisters
Bonus #2: Resources: links & references
M4.10 - Why is the "s" silent in "Mesnil", "Descartes", etc.?
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