Saturday, November 23, 2019

How to Pronounce oi in the French Language

How to Pronounce oi in the French Language If one of the first French words you learned was  au revoir, then you already know how to pronounce the oi combination in other words. This is a vowel pairing that is used frequently in the French language and a quick lesson will help you pronounce it with ease. How to Pronounce oi in French The letters oi in French  are pronounced [wa]. The A takes on the regular French A sound. This is often considered one of the signature sounds of the French language and the foundation for French accents. Beyond  au  revoir, you likely learned to say oi in  trois  (three) when learning to count. Its also found in other basic vocabulary lessons, such as  la  voiture  (car),  une  poire  (pear), and  des  devoirs  (homework). Practice Your oi Pronunciation   To really hone your pronunciation of oi, here are a few more words to practice. Try to pronounce each on your own prior to clicking on the word to hear the correct pronunciation.   As you work your way through the list, you should hear that signature [wa] sound. Quite often, the letter following oi is either silent or softer than it may be in other words. au revoir  (good-bye)boire  (drink)dà ©boà ®ter  (to disconnect)le  doigt  (finger)à ©loigner  (to move away)une  framboise  (raspberry)loin (de)  (far from)Mademoiselle  (Miss)la  toilette  (toilet, bathroom)

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