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Please help, i'm getting confused!

Taylor-S20

Taylor-S20

Hi, i'm on 1.4 and the words: j'ai besoin and boisson in the same sentence are really confusing me. They just sound so similar. Any tips on how to move past this? Thanks!
toru e

toru e

I think you'll get the hang of the pronunciation with practice because they sound quite different. The "oi" (wah) sound is on the second syllable in besoin [beh-swah(n)] and in the first syllable in boisson [bwah-soh(n)].
Taylor-S20

Taylor-S20

Thank you SO much. Spelling it out like that really helped me. French is still very new!
Marie-Claire-Riviere

Marie-Claire-Riviere

Bonjour vous deux! Great explanation Torusan! Taylor, don't fret too much about not being able to distinguish all of the sounds in French straight away. The more exposure you get to the language, the more your ear will become accustomed to the sounds and the easier it will be for you to differentiate similar sounds. Keep up the good work! - Marie-Claire
Taylor-S20

Taylor-S20

Bonjour Marie-Claire! Thank you. I love this program, I can't wait for my trip to Paris in the summer. A bientôt! ps, thank you for getting back to me.

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