Syllable – syllabe
Let's Define It!
What's a *syllable*?
A 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)