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French Pronunciation Workshops

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Improve your pronunciation and understanding of spoken French!

Polish your French pronunciation through fun and creative activities such as tongue-twisters, songs, poems, and audio exercises, with a special emphasis on hard-to-pronounce consonants and vowels. Themes change each week, and the workshops can be taken individually or as a series.

Mon, Jan 7, from 1:30–3:30pm
Pronunciation: Vowels [e], [ε], [ə], [a], (thé, père, je, la)
Rhythm and Intonation: Introduction to French syllabic rhythm

Mon, Jan 14, from 1:30–3:30pm
Pronunciation: Vowels [œ], [ø], (sœur, jeu);
Consonants [f], [b], [v], [p], (fleur, beurre, verre, peau)
Rhythm and Intonation: Introduction to “Liaisons”, when and how to link sounds within a sentence

Mon, Jan 28, from 1:30–3:30pm
Pronunciation: Vowels [o], [ө], (pot, pomme);
Consonants [s], [z], [∫], (rose, français, chambre)
Rhythm and Intonation: How to pronounce, or not, the last letters

Mon, Feb 4, from 1:30–3:30pm
Pronunciation: Vowels [i], [u], [y], (lit, joue, rue);
Consonants [r], (croc)
Rhythm and Intonation: Rises and falls — melody, interrogation and declaration

Mon, Feb 11, from 1:30–3:30pm
Pronunciation: Semi-vowels [w], [w, [a], [ɥ], [j], (oui, roi, lui, yoyo);
Consonants [ʒ], [l], (joue, lille, voyage)
Rhythm and Intonation: How to express feelings like amiability, displeasure, anger, etc.

Mon, Feb 18, from 1:30-3:30pm
Vowels [ã], [õ], [ɛ̃], [œ̃], (mange, on, matin, un);
Rhythm and Intonation: How to express feelings like surprise, enthusiasm, etc.

Mon, Feb 25, from 1:30-3:30pm
Rhythm and Intonation: Rhythmic structure and Stress groups

Mon, Mar 4, from 1:30-3:30pm
Spoken French: Speech delivery and oral comprehension

Course Code: WKPHO
All Levels
Teacher: Sophie Forst
Price: $65 per workshop, $60 if you take two or more

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Take any two or more FIAF workshops and save $5 per workshop.

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22 East 60th Street,
New York, NY 10022

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