Note: phonetic system of the language has 17 consonants, 15 vowels and 3 semi-vowel sound.In addition, there are the sounds of the French language, which does not in Russian, and sounds similar to Russian.Teachers French advised in the initial phase with the reading and pronouncing words to focus on the features of pronouncing those sounds that are similar to Russian.
Go to page, which presented a summary table of reading and pronouncing rules adopted in the French language (with examples).For example, the vowel e, è, ê,
é, e unstressed syllable and closed read as [e]: fourchette [reception] - fork, and -e at the end of a word can not be read (although it is sometimes read poetry and recite).If on that vowel are any diacritical marks, then it is read in any case, regardless of the position of the word (e.g., rosé [Rose] - rose wine).
consonants -s, -t, -d, -z, -x, -p, -g (and combinations thereof) at the end of words can not be read.Others disagree, find themselves at the end of the word, are not stunned, as it usually happens in the Russian language, and attached to the following word, forming a liaison (a bunch of two or more words).
combination of letters and diphthongs are read the same way in different ways.Suppose, -er at the ends of words (postfix French regular verbs) is read as [e]: parler [Parle] - talk.It is very common in the language of the diphthong -ou read as [y] (souvenir [suvёnir] - recollection).
Thanks enchaînement (adhesion), the French phrase is divided not into words, but on groups of words zachimye (syntagma), each of which is pronounced as one word.The accent falls on the last syllable of the group.In this connection is an important pre-division of each proposal on syntagmas to not only develop the technique of reading, but also understand what they read.