2 Sounds O: Here is the VIDEO
The most commun: O vote [ɔ] The second: O mot [o]
Take into account that the pronunciation depends on where you live in France and on your accent, this lesson is based on pronunciation accepted by main dictionaries like Le Robert.
When the sound O is not the last of the word:
Exception words in -ose:
Rose, sclérose, glucose
A- When the sound O is the last of the word:
B- A ^ on the letter O: ô
Exception: words ending in -ose:
Rose, glucose, sclérose
Inside a word like WA: une poêle, la moelle (marrow, medulla)
At the beginning, we just say “é”: oesophage
OI, sound WA
La loi, la croissance
the Sound A of moi and mois is not the same (listen to the video)
Loup, nous, roue.
Broyer (to crush)
Noyer (to drown)
Followed by a consonant which is not a m: pompier
Followed by a second m or a vowel: pomme, Rome
Exception: all the medical words ending in -ome: angiome, athérome
Mon, cochon, bon
Followed by a second n or a vowel: bonne, trombone
Exceptions: zone, ozone.