French consonant

The letter B is pronounced similarly in French and English, except that it’s not aspirated in French. That is, if you hold your hand in front of your mouth while saying "b," you should not feel a puff of air. Phonetic symbol: [b].

French sound files Par exemple…
the letter b
une base   base
des bonbons   candy
un abricot   apricot
une chambre   bedroom

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