Pay attention to the start of French words

In the first of her weekly guides to learning, speaking and understanding French, language expert Camille Chevalier-Karfis advises paying attention to the beginning of words, rather than their often silent endings...

Most French learning methods would tell you to pay attention to the ending of the words: the verb conjugations, the plural S, the feminine… It is true of course, but many of these endings are silent. As a beginner, you need to focus on the beginning of the words!

Words starting with a vowel or ...

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