Pronunciation exercises

Practice the sound /r/ when the letter ‘r’ is at the start of a word:

Try pronouncing each word twice.

 Radin (stingy)Rêve (Dream) Rose (pink)Rouge (red)Rien (nothing)

Practice the sound /r/ when the letter ‘r’ is in the middle of a word or after a consonant:

Try pronouncing each word twice.

 Train (train)Vraiment (really) Parler (to speak)Vendre (to sell)Marcher (to walk)

Practice the sound /r/ when the letter ‘r’ is at the end of a word:

Try pronouncing each word twice.

 Odeur (a smell)Acteur (actor) une Brûlure (a burn)Dur (hard) –  Placard (a cupboard) – Canard (a duck)Finir (to finish) – Mentir (to lie)

How to pronounce the French ‘r’ like a French !

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