Lessons,  Phonics

i says "ee"

tigerThe letter i says “ee” in French, as in the name Lisa. Here are some French words that use the “ee” sound made by the letter i. Can you tell what these words mean in English?

tigre (TEE-gruh)
appétit (a-pay-TEE)
favori (fa-voh-REE)
Bible (BEE-bluh)
girafe (zhee-RAF)*

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* “zh” = g in beige or s in usual. Please note that these guides give only an approximation of the real French sounds.

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