French language grammar 3 – Phonetics and phonology

A short introduction to corrective phonology. Characteristics of the French vocal and consonant system. Vocals: articulation, quantity, metaphony. Silent e: terms for its (non)realization. Half consonants. Silent and aspirated h. Conjointment and connecting consonants. Phonetic transcription and suitability of graphology and pronunciation. Prosody: stress, rhythm, rhytmical group, kinds of intonation. Individual corrective drills in relation to the needs of the students.