Getting started with French 1
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8 Practising ‘u’ and ‘ou’ sounds

In the next activity, you’ll have a go at practising your pronunciation of the two sounds ‘u’ and ‘ou’ .

Activity 9

Listening to the pairs of words given below, then record yourself and listen to the playback. Remember the suggestions you’ve just read about the pronunciation of these two sounds, and copy what you hear too, in order to get your pronunciation just right. So, listen, record and listen again to the four pairs of words.

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vue – vous

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rue – roue

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nu – nous

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tu – tout

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