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  • greetings: bonjour, bonsoir
  • farewells: bonne journée, bon après-midi, bonne nuit, bonne soirée
  • [-s, -x, -z] = z sound ("des hommes" = dey-zohm)
  • [-d] = t sound ("un grand arbre" = uhn grahn tarbre)
  • [-f] = v sound ("neuf ans" = nuh-vahn)
  • liaisons are forbidden:
    • before and after et
    • after singular nouns
    • before a aspirated "h"
    • after a nasal sound, except that un, on and en do liaise
  • enchaînement = ending consonant sounds are pushed onto the next word, if it begins with a vowel:
    • elle est = eh lay
    • mange une pomme = mahn jun pom
  • il y a = there is/are
  • la and le bocome l' if followed by vowel sound
  • letter "h" is silent
dec 5 2017 ∞
dec 13 2017 +