Syllable – syllabe


Let's Define It!

What's a *syllable*?

syllable is an uninterrupted unit of the oral language.

In French, it is called une syllabe.

The core of a syllable is usually a vowel. That core of that syllable can have consonants before and after it.

A syllable can be part of a word or an entire word.

The word monnaie is made up of 2 syllables -- 1) mon and 2) naie


Let's Pronounce It!

What does it sound like in French?


Let's Have an Example or Two!

Can a little reinforcement do the trick?

Let's count a few syllables now:

partir --> par-tir (2 syllables)

enchanté --> en-chan-té (3 syllables)

table --> table (1 syllable)


Let's Take a Quiz!

What did you learn?