T

French consonant

The letter T is pronounced similarly to T in English, except that it is dental rather than alveolar (see consonant lesson, "place of articulation"). Phonetic symbol: [t].

French sound files Par exemple…
the letter t
la table   table
le tapis   rug
la tomate   tomato

In the letter combination vowel plus TI plus unaccented vowel, T is pronounced like an S. Phonetic symbol: [s].

French sound files Par exemple…
l’attention   attention
le dictionnaire   dictionary

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