How to pronounce the letter R in French
Depending where the letter is in a world, the pronunciation may change.
Here is the VIDEO
1 – We don’t pronounce it:
At the end of a word after the vowel E:
Exceptions: hier, hiver, mer, cher, fer…
2 – We pronounce it:
More or less strong depending where it is and on your French accent.
The video gives you examples based on the picture below.
Say: Car, Mer, Reposer, Regarder, Mercredi
We usually don’t emphasize the pronunciation of the double rr: arrête,…
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– Many thanks for this – I always thought there was 2 r’s in French. Merci beaucoup!
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