La Pronunciation
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. French is NOT a __________language.
    answer choices
    silent
    phonetic
    verbal
    written
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Give an example of a silent letter
    answer choices
    A
    B
    H
    L
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. French has silent final consonants except.....
    answer choices
    A, B, C, D
    H, E, L, P
    C, R, F, L
    L, O, L, !
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The French "R" is called an _________"R"
    answer choices
    horrible
    uvular
    difficult
    strangling
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Puffs of air called ______________ is NOT wanted when speaking French.
    answer choices
    accommodation
    inspiration
    saturation
    aspiration
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What are the two kinds of vowels in French?
    answer choices
    long and short
    hard and soft
    open and closed
    oral and nasal
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What two consonants make a vowel nasal?
    answer choices
    m, n
    b, p
    t, th
    k, w
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What do the letters "i and e" do to the "c and g"?
    answer choices
    make the letters soft
    make the letters hard
    make the letters silent
    make the letters disappear
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What letters make the "sh" sound in French?
    answer choices
    th
    ch
    wh
    gh
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What do these two letters sound like in French:  "qu"?
    answer choices
    kw
    kh
    k
    kr
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the "s" sound like trapped between two vowels?
    answer choices
    s
    z
    sh
    sr
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What is this accent mark:  ´
    answer choices
    aigu
    grave
    circonflexe
    trema
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What is this accent mark:  `
    answer choices
    aigu
    grave
    circonflexe
    trema
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What is this accent mark:  ç
    answer choices
    aigu
    grave
    cédille
    circonflexe
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. What is is called when two words are linked together, when a silent sound is brought back to life, like les amis?
    answer choices
    elision
    liaison
    profession
    pronunciation
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What is it called when a vowel like an "e" is dropped from the first word so that two words can be phonetically joined? 
    answer choices
    elision
    liaison
    profession
    pronunciation
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What does "OI" sound like?
    answer choices
    oi
    o
    wa
    wi
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What does "eau" sound like?
    answer choices
    o
    oi
    ui
    eu
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. What does "UI" sound like?
    answer choices
    wa
    o
    we
    wu
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What accent is this: ˆ
    answer choices
    aigu
    grave
    circonflexe
    trema
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