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Pronunciation: le – les /ɶ – E/

Écoutez la vidéo et les sons de l'exercice. Entendez-vous /ɶ/ ou /E/ ? Cochez la bonne colonne.
Listen to the video and to the sounds of the exercise. Can you hear /ɶ/ or /E/? Check the correct column.
Cochez la ou les bonnes réponses Help on how to respond the exercice
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I can hear an  /ɶ/ as in "le"I can hear an  /E/ as in "les"
I can hear /oe/ as in "le" I can hear /E/ as in "les"
I can hear /oe/ as in "le" I can hear /E/ as in "les"
I can hear an   /ɶ/ as in "le" I can hear an  /E/ as in "les"
I can hear /oe/ as in "le" I can hear /E/ as in "les"
I can hear /oe/ as in "le" I can hear /E/ as in "les"
nbOk item (s) out of nb selected correctly
Watch out !
To help you, the sentences that you can hear are:

- Toulouse est surnommée la ville rose.
- Faire découvrir au grand public les avancées spatiales.
- À travers des simulateurs.
- Sur le viaduc de Millau.
- On a la tête dans les nuages.
- Le stage se passe dans la nature.
Well done !
Listen to the sentences again so that you fully understand the solution.

- Toulouse est surnommée la ville rose.
- Faire découvrir au grand public les avancées spatiales.
- À travers des simulateurs.
- Sur le viaduc de Millau.
- On a la tête dans les nuages.
- Le stage se passe dans la nature.
Conception: Geneviève Briet, Université catholique de Louvain
Published on 03/12/2017 - Modified on 02/07/2018
Translate
« Ça bouge en France » vous emmène en Midi-Pyrénées.
Toulouse
Voix off
Toulouse, capitale de la région, est surnommée, à juste titre, la ville rose. Autour du Capitole, la place emblématique de la cité, l’animation bat toujours son plein. Allô Houston, ici Toulouse. Décollage immédiat pour la Cité de l’espace. Avec ses industries de pointe, Toulouse se devait de faire découvrir au grand public les avancées spatiales.
Bernard Burel, Directeur général
On leur donne la possibilité de monter à bord de ce vaisseau et puis il y a toute une série de choses qui leur sont proposées en termes d’expériences aussi bien à travers les simulateurs et en fait, notre objectif, c’est de
permettre aux visiteurs de mieux comprendre tout ce qui se passe autour de l’espace et puis surtout de prendre du plaisir.
 
Millau
Voix off
Sur le viaduc de Millau, on a aussi la tête dans les nuages. Un chef-d'oeuvre architectural, signé Norman Foster.
La fascination est totale.
Un batelier
Finalement, voyez, c’est sur l’eau qu’on découvre le mieux le Viaduc. Le village de Peyre, qui est un village troglodytique, classé un des plus beaux villages de France.
Une jeune fille en canoë
Je viens de la Lituanie (1), de la capitale, c’est Vilnius. Et je fais ici le stage. La nature, les petites villes et les choses comme ça, ils sont très mignons (2). Et je pense que moi, je reviendrai avec mes amis, avec ma famille.

(1) Je viens de Lituanie.
(2) La nature, les petites villes et les choses comme ça, sont très mignonnes.
"France On the Move" takes you to Midi-Pyrénées.ToulouseVoice-over Toulouse, the capital of the region, is called, rightly, the pink city. Around the Capitol, the emblematic place of the city, the animation still is in full swing. Houston to Toulouse, do you copy. Immedediate takeoff for the Cité de l'espace. With its high-tech industries, Toulouse had to reveal the space advances to the public.Bernard Burel, chief executive officer They are given the opportunity to board this ship and then there is a whole series of things that are proposed to them in terms of experiences both through the simulators and in fact, our objective is to make it possible for visitors to better understand all that is happening around space and then, above all, to have fun.  MillauVoice-over On the Millau viaduct, you have your head in the clouds, too. An architectural masterpiece, signed Norman Foster. Total fascination.Boatman See, at the end of the day, it's on the water that you can best discover the Viaduct. The village of Peyre, which is a troglodytic village, classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France.A young girl in a canoe I come from Lituania (1), from the capital, called Vilnius. I'm doing an internship here. Nature, small town, and things like that, all this is very cute (2). And I think I will come back with friends, with my family.(1) I come from Lituania. (2) Nature, small town, and things like that, all this is very cute.

Pronounciation / Le – Les /ɶ – E/

In your opinion, which vowel is the most typical in French? In your opinion, which vowel is the most beautiful or horrible to pronounce in French? Have you ever noticed the/ɶ/in French? How do you find the French /ɶ/ when you hear it? Exotic? Horrible? Normal? Quite pretty? Really beautiful? You don't know? How do you find the French /ɶ/ when you pronounce it? Exotic? Horrible? Normal? Quite pretty? Really beautiful? You don't know?  
Is the difference between:
 Regarde-le  and    Regarde-les
impossible, difficult, easy to hear?
Is the difference between:
 Regarde-le  and    Regarde-les
impossible, difficult, easy to pronounce?
 
To pronounce
 /ɶ/, you need to go from /ɛ/
as in the name of the "F" letter.
Moving your lips away from your teeth: round them up and move them forward, as for the 
 /ɔ/ of "Capitole". 
The tongue should be at the front.

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