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Re: Jovian's Verbs From Hell

From:bnathyuw <bnathyuw@...>
Date:Friday, August 30, 2002, 12:36
 --- Christophe Grandsire
<christophe.grandsire@...> wrote: > En réponse à
Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>:
> > For the written form yes. I was talking about spoken > language, where usually > half the syllables are swallowed in English.
the things i found most difficult learning french, dly enough, suppressing the urge to swallow the first syllable of each sentence. was only when i had proper phonétique lessons, 't i started pronouncing the whole word. still forget sometimes !
> > Of course it might help to have some experience in > it, and I can understand > that English students will have difficulties with > synthetic conjugations. But > that's mostly because they get scared as soon as > they see verbal forms which > are more than two syllables long.
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