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Pronunciation: silent ending letters in verbs

Écoutez la vidéo et associez chaque verbe à la bonne règle.
Listen to the video and choose the correct rule for each verb.
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You do pronounce the "r" of the infinitive.
 dormir
You don't pronounce the "r" of the infinitive.
 se promener
You don't pronounce the final letters when using the present tense.
 passez  est  respirent  appelle
Geneviève Briet, Université catholique de Louvain
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Un guide
C’est une forêt, les gens vont se promener, rêvent, respirent, et puis vous savez comment on appelle un trésor que l’on découvre ? On l’appelle l’invention d’un trésor.

Di Han
Voix off
Les Merlins des Temps modernes iront dormir dans des cabanes dans les arbres, à Di Han.
Myriam Le Masle, responsable de Dihan Évasion
Dormir dans les cabanes et les yourtes, c’est un dépaysement nature et puis renouer avec un rêve de gosse.

Rennes
Voix off
Pour bien terminer la journée, filez vers Rennes, capitale de la région !
Une étudiante
Ici, il y a une bonne ambiance quand même, c’est jeune, et puis il y a la rue de la Soif par exemple, le jeudi soir, voilà, c’est plus animé.
Un étudiant étranger
Rennes, c’est mignon et petit !

Carhaix, festival des Vieilles Charrues
Voix off
Et si vous passez en Bretagne en juillet, ne ratez surtout pas le festival des Vieilles Charrues. Concerts à gogo et artistes internationaux au programme. Eh oui, ça bouge en Bretagne !
A guide It's a forest; people go for walks; they dream, breathe; and do you know what you call a treasure that you find? You call it the invention of a treasure.DihanVoice-over Modern-day Merlins will go and sleep in the tree houses of the company Dihan.Myriam Le Masle, manager of Dihan Évasion Sleeping in tree houses and in yurts is a change of scenery that puts you in a natural environment, and it brings you back to a childhood dream.RennesVoice-over To end the day on a good note, dash off to Rennes, the capital of the region!A student No, really, there's a good atmosphere here; it's full of young people, and then for example you have the "street of Thirst"; and so it's more lively on Thursday evening.A foreign student Rennes is cute and small!Carhaix, Vieilles Charrues ("Old Ploughs") festivalVoice-over And if you're around Britanny in July, don't miss out on the Vieilles Charrues festival. Concerts galore and international artists make up the festival programme. Yes, we have fun in Britanny!

Pronunciation / Verbs and final silent letters: je vois, tu crois, il faut

Is every written letter pronounced in your language? Or sometimes it is, and sometimes it's not? Does it depend on the position of the letter within the word? Does it depend on the part of speech? In French, the final letters of nouns and adjectives are sometimes pronounced (see the help section about Pronunciation / The final consonant is often silent). Usually, the final "e" of verbs in the singular and in the third person plural is not pronounced.
appelle
respirent
The letters "s", "t", "d", "ns", "z", and "nt", are not pronounced either. These are silent letters when it comes to pronunciation.
est
Find out more:Grammar / Verbs in the infinitive form

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