This page allows to review the pronunciation exercises without having to use YouTube: you will find the 4 exercises with minimal pairs along with the short sentences exercise. Audio files are provided: you can play them directly from the audio player or choose to download and use them with your portable music player or smartphone. Audio files can be downloaded with a right click (PC) or a control-click review the pronunciation exercises(Mac). I hope you will enjoy these exercises.

 

Minimal Pairs : C + Nasal Vowel vs. C V + /n/
 

1 : pan panne
2 : temps tanne
3 : quand canne
4 : ment manne


Minimal Pairs : (C) V C + Nasal Vowel vs. C V C V + /n/
 

5 : dépend dépanne
6 : étang éthane
7 : caban cabane
8 : aimant émane


Minimal Pairs : C + Nasal Vowel vs. C V + /n/
 

9 : ton tonne
10 : bon bonne
11 : don donne
12 : son sonne


Minimal Pairs : (C) V C + Nasal Vowel vs. C V C V + /n/
 

13 : [à] tâtons tâtonne
14 : bonbon bonbonne
15 : façon façonne
16: cochon cochonne


Short sentences
 

17 : La machine est‿en panne.
18 : Sa cabane est‿à côté de l’étang.
19 : Le téléphone de Gaston sonne.
20 : Donne-moi donc des bonbons !