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If you ever visited a French-speaking country, chances are you’ve been in a situation where knowing the French alphabet pronunciation would have been helpful.
And we have some good news for you: the French alphabet and English alphabet have the same twenty-six letters. You just need to know how to write and spell them, and this article is here to help. On y va ?
Why learn the French alphabet?
I. To make writing and reading easier.
Recognizing French alphabet letters will help you with writing and dictation exercises, as well as with reading.
II. To help with pronunciation
Mastering the French alphabet pronunciation will greatly improve your pronunciation and French accent in general.
III. To spell out words and to understand when somebody spells out a word.
Whether you are taking a message on the phone or spelling your name when meeting somebody, knowing the French alphabet letters will help you in a wide variety of spelling situations.
It is especially key when you start learning a language, as you will not understand all the words and might need to ask the person you´re speaking with to spell them for you.