The Rhythm of French

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The Rhythm of French

The Rhythm of French is a multimedia software program that teaches accent-free French pronunciation to English speakers. The computer-assisted language learning course helps correct pronunciation errors typically made by English speakers in ways that are easy for students and effortless for teachers. 

Level: Beginner-Advanced

Age: 10-Adult

The Rhythm of French: 
Volume One. (First Set of Five Lessons)

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      1 Onze petits éléphants: The Rhythm of French 
             A.  English vs. French rhythm 
             B.  Rhythmic groups 
             C.  Syllable division and rhythm practice

      2.  Mulhouse: The high vowels 
             A.  How to pronounce the high vowels 
             B.  Special pronunciation cases 
             C.  The high vowels in larger contexts

      3.  Ferté: The mid front unrounded vowels 
             A.  How to pronounce these vowels 
             B.  Special pronunciation problems 
             C.  A further look

      4.  Voulez-vous du café? Intonation 
             A.  Intonation - The basic contours 
             B.  Real-life intonation 
             C.  Intonation and emphasis

      5.  Paris: The consonant 'R' 
             A.  The basic articulation 
             B.  Special contexts 
             C.  Spelling - Sentences

  • Volume 1 Lessons/Units
Volume Two (Second Set of Five Lessons)
    Volume 2 Lessons/Units
    6. Bordeaux: The vowel 'O' 
           A.  Basic pronunciation 
           B.  Special pronunciation problems 
           C.  A further look at spelling/pronunciation

    7.  La Rochelle: The consonant 'L' 
           A.  Basic Articulation 
           B.  Special Contexts 
           C.  Spelling - Sentences

    8.  Carpentras: The stop consonants 
           A.  Consonants at beginning of words 
           B.  Consonants within and at end words 
           C.  A further look at stop consonants

    9.  Harfleur:  The vowels 'O' and 'U' 
           A.  Basic pronunciation 
           B.  Special pronunciation problems 
           C.  A further look

    10.  Barsac: The vowel 'A' 
           A.  Basic pronunciation 
           B.  Spelling - Pronunciation 
           C.  Short sentences

Volume Three (Third Set of Five Lessons)
    Volume 3 Lessons/Units
    11.Mont Saint Aignan: The nasal vowels 
           A.  Basic pronunciation 
           B.  Spelling - Pronunciation 
           C.  Larger contexts

    12.  Mes amis américains: Liaison 
           A.  Main cases of liaison 
           B.  Special cases 
           C.  Sentences

    13.  Marseille: The semi-vowels 
           A.  Basic pronunciation 
           B.  More pronunciation 
           C.  Sentences

    14.  Place de la Madeleine:  Unstable e 
           A.  Basic rules 
           B.  A closer look at unstable e 
           C.  Sentences

    15.  Rivière-du-Moulin: Dialectal variations 
           A.  Northern and Southern France 
           B.  European and Canadian French 
           C.  Sentences

Technical Data & Pricing

For IBM PCs with Windows '95+, and Windows NT

For Apple Macintosh computers running Softwindows 5.0

Distributed on CD-ROM.

Requires sound card and microphone for recording & playback.

Network ready.

Prices: 

Price for
All Three Volumes
of The Rhythm of French
(complete course)
$125.00 CDN
+ Shipping/Handling
or 
Price Per any Individual Volume
of The Rhythm of French
(partial course)
$61.00CDN + Shipping/Handling

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