Pronunciation of the letter C in French


How to say the letter C in French

1. C: like a K

C followed with a A, O, U and also with L, R sounds like a K

Calorie
Couleur
Cube
Cueillir (to pick)

Classe
Cravate

2. C: like a S

C followed with E, I

Cerise
Cicatrice (scar)

3. CH: like SH

Chic
Poche
Chat

4. C at the end of a word

Like a K

Donc
Trac

Some exceptions:
Il vainc: he defeats, he conquers

5. CCE: like X

Accélérer: to accelerate
Accident

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