Alphabet and basic pronunciation

Alphabet & Basic Pronunciation

Learning Objectives 

  • Be able to spell your name
  • Learn about the French accents
  • Understand the basics of French pronunciation
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Key Words & Phrases

  • Aa / ah 
  • Bb / bey
  • Cc / seh
  • Dd / deh 
  • Ee / euh  
  • Ff / ef
  • Gg / jhay
  • Hh / ahsh
  • Ii / ee
  • Jj / jhee
  • Kk / kah 
  • Ll / el 
  • Mm / em
  • Nn / en 
  • Oo / oh
  • Pp / peh
  • Qq / ku
  • Rr / err
  • Ss / es 
  • Tt / teh 
  • Uu / uu 
  • Vv / veh
  • Ww / doob-leh veh
  • Xx / eecks
  • Yy / ee grek
  • Zz / zed

Learn

The Alphabet

Pronunciation and Accent Marks

Silent Letters

Rocket Languages: the alphabet 

Rocket Languages: the accents

Rocket Languages: Pronunciation

Watch

Learn French with Frencheezi: The alphabet 

Français avec Pierre: Illustrated French sounds

Learn French with Alexa: French accents

Read

BBC Languages: The French alphabet

French Together: Alphabet and Pronunciation 

WikiHow: Pronouncing the letters of the French Alphabet

Practice

I Learn French Fast: Alphabet comprehension exercise

Language City: Dictation practice

Pronunciation: Listening exercise

Using one of the platforms for finding a tutor or language exchange partner, practice the speaking activities below.

Partner Speaking Exercise:

Practice spelling out your first and last name with a partner in French, such as a teacher or friend. Do not hesitate to check the alphabet pronunciation if you are in doubt.

Independent Speaking Exercise:

Practice spelling words aloud from the video below.

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