Learning French

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Pronunciation of French ‘e’ in open and closed syllables
Pronunciation of the letter “e” in French changes when it belongs to a larger group of letters or when it is supposed to be silentyou (...)
January 18, 2015 – Jakub MarianFrench
Map of the percentage of population able to speak French in the EU by country
French is a Romance language, and as such one would expect the percentage of its speakers to be much higher among native speakers of other (...)
July 14, 2014 – Jakub MarianFrench, Maps
Names of fruits and vegetables in French, Spanish and German with pictures
Learning basic vocabulary in a foreign language can be a dull task. It doesn’t make much sense to go through a long list of translations and to memorize, for example, that “apple = pomme” in French, because you can’t speak a language by translating your mother tongue word for word. (...)
February 22, 2014 – Jakub MarianFrench, German, Spanish
Names of the letters of the Latin alphabet in English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Polish, and Czech
I learn and speak several languages, but the proper pronunciation of the names of the letters of the standard 26-letter Latin alphabet is (...)
March 12, 2013 – Jakub MarianCzech, English, French, German, Russian, Spanish
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Pronunciation of plain “e” in French
Let’s take a look at the letter “e” without any diacritical marks (if you would like to know what the diacritical marks (i.e. è, é, ê, (...)
February 25, 2013 – Jakub MarianFrench

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French e, è, é, ê, ë – what’s the difference?
A complete explanation of how e, è, é, ê, and ë are used in French, with rules, examples and pronunciation. (...)
September 11, 2012 – Jakub MarianFrench