Excerpt from The Mastery of French, Direct Method, Vol. 1: A Series of Lessons, Including a Simple Key to Pronunciation, Which Will Enable the Student to Read and Understand the Language, and Through His Power to Speak Correctly, Will Give Him the Confidence to Express His Thoughts in... French
Most French sounds have their equivalents in English sounds which the student is using every day. If, then, he can be led to see that the appalling French (3 is really his own familiar e in egg, that the French é has the sound of a in fate and that most of the consonants have the same sounds in both languages, he will realize that his tongue has no need to learn a new cunning. When he appreciates the many equivalent sounds of the two languages and has fixed in mind the Eng lish type words which give the key to the French sounds, he has acquired a basis for independence in French pronuncia tion. With this foundation and with constant and repeated drill his confidence in his ability to pronounce will increase rapidly. When the teacher pronounces a word, he can pic ture it. The pronunciation of new words will offer little difficulty.
The simple Key to French pronunciation which is given in the introductory part of this volume will prove a short cut to rapid progress. Its mastery will enable a student to apply the Direct Method from the start in a way which cannot help securing results in the shortest possible time, in under standing, in speaking and in thinking in French.
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