French consonant

The letter Z is pronounced similarly to Z in English. Phonetic symbol: [z].

the letter z
zéro zero
la zone zone, area
le zoo zoo
Zacharie Zachary

However, when z is at the end of a word, it is usually silent.

chez at the home of
le riz rice
vous copiez you copy
le gaz gas

 Related lessons

Stay up to date with Lawless French

Any Questions?

 Ask away in the comments section below or start a conversation on any of the Lawless French social media pages.

More Lawless French

 Subscribe to my twice-weekly newsletter.

Support Lawless French

  This free website is created with love and a great deal of work.

If you love it, please consider making a one-time or monthly donation.

Your support is entirely optional but tremendously appreciated.