Alphabet rules

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Alphabet rules

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  1. Level 1

    Slide 1 - Level 1

    • Alphabet Rules
  2. Major Alphabet Rules

    Slide 2 - Major Alphabet Rules

    • Almost never pronounce the last letter of a word, unless it is followed by the letter ‘e’.
    • The letter ‘H’ is silent.
    • The following letter combinations make an ‘ay’ sound:
    • -é, er, est, ez, et, ai, ais
    • A vowel + the letter ‘m’ or ‘n’ = a nasal sound
    • The letter ‘a’ is pronounced ‘ahh’
    • The letter ‘i’ is pronounced ‘ee’
  3. Examples

    Slide 3 - Examples

    • Don’t pronounce the last letter:
    • Salut
    • Thomas
  4. Examples

    Slide 4 - Examples

    • The letter ‘H’ is silent
    • Hockey
    • Huit
    • Hideux
    • Habiter
  5. Examples

    Slide 5 - Examples

    • The following letter combinations make an ‘ay’ sound:
    • é, er, est, et, ez, ai, ais
    • Organisé
    • Parler
    • Il est
    • Mon frère a les cheveux longs et noirs
    • Vous mangez
    • J’ai
    • Mais
  6. Examples

    Slide 6 - Examples

    • A vowel + the letter ‘m’ or ‘n’ = a nasal sound
    • Bruns
    • Mince
    • Blonds
    • Organisé
    • Entrée
  7. Examples

    Slide 7 - Examples

    • The letter ‘a’ is pronounced ‘ahh’ in French
    • Je ressemble à mon père.
    • Ma sœur
    • Habiter
  8. Examples

    Slide 8 - Examples

    • The letter ‘i’ is pronounced ‘ee’
    • Habiter
    • Organisé
  9. Now it’s your turn!

    Slide 9 - Now it’s your turn!

    • Find at least one example of each of the 6 rules on your new vocabulary sheet.