Mute Letters in French: L, P, S, T, X

Mute Letters in French: L, P, S, T, X

Mute Letters Lessons

1. L

The letter L is at the end of the word:

Fusil
Outil

Exception: the L can be mixed with more letters: Ail, Travail, Oeil, Calcul
Coming from a foreign language: Email, Hall
Inside the word FILS (son), the L is not said

2. P

The letter P is at the end of the word:

Beaucoup
Loup
Trop
Champ

Exception: Words coming from a foreign language (not French), in this case the P is said
Jeep, Stop, Bip

The P is not said in Sept, Sculpture

Liaison: The P is said
Beaucoup à faire

3. S

The letter S is at the end of the word:

Bras
Repos
Souris
Corps

Exception: Words coming from a foreign language (not French), in this case the S is said
Cross, Boss, Miss

4. T

The letter T is at the end of the word:

Art
Concert
Désert
Effort
Respect

Exceptions: Zest, Test, Christ

5. X

The letter X is at the end of the word:

Deux
Faux
Paix
Prix

Exception: Dix and Six, the X is said like S, also: Index

Liaison: The X is said like a Z
Dix amis

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