Differences in Belgium
February 5, 2016
February 6, 2016
The accent is a little different depending on the region, but for communicating in neutral French, the RF lessons are fine. It's more in understanding what is being said that you may need to train your ears a bit.
Here's a good example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBvSGZkN5R8
It's not universal, but I hear that "extended end vowel" a bit, and also the "ah" of an a sound that sounds more like "e(ng)h". You would probably hear this more outside of the big cities where there's less of a population flux and people are more apt to stay in the region where they grew up.
February 20, 2016