A New Treatise On French Pronunciation, Or, A Series Of Rules; By Which Every Person Acquainted…

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byBertrand Francis Bugard

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ... XI. DIRECTIONS FOR READING OR SPEAKING. 1. In reading or speaking English, a rest more or less perceptible is observed after almost every word that composes a sentence, whilst in French very often several arp joined together, in pronouncing them as a single one; which induces those who have no knowledge of the French language, to think that the French use very long words. 2. But as that connection of words must sometimes take place, and at other times be avoided, the following observations will teach either case. 3. By a principle of the French grammar, when either of the words.le, la, de, me, ne, te, se,je, que, chaque, quelque, is to be written before another word beginning with a vowel, or a silent h, the letter e or a must be omitted, and replaced by an apostrophe; the words onze, (eleven,) on-zieme, (eleventh,) and oui, (yes,) before which they remaiu unaltered, are excepted. 4. The letter i also, nly in th e word si, (if,) is sometimes replaced by an apostrophe, but this is the case only when it is to be used before either the pronoun il, (he,) or Us, (they,) and never in any other case. 5. Then the apostrophe, which is made in French the same as in English, shows the omission of an a, e, or . It shows also that (he letter or word that precedes, and that which follows, must be joined, in pronouncing, as a single word. Ex. L'envie d'eludier, must be pronounced as if written lenvie detudier. 6. And when a hyphen, which is a little horizontal line, made thus,-, is placed between two words, it hows that they both must be pronounced together as a single one; as in voyez-vous Fare-en-ciel? qifest-ce que c'est? qu' en pensez-vcus? 7. Generally when in the same sentence, or part of a sentence, two words come together, the first of...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ... XI. DIRECTIONS FOR READING OR SPEAKING. 1. In reading or speaking English, a rest more or less perceptible is ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217427804

ISBN - 13:9780217427807

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