Phonetics For Pronouncing 'Vous, Tu'?
A Quick Overview Of Vous, Tu
In French there are two forms for ‘you’. One is the polite, more formal ‘vous’ (pronounced voo), and the informal ‘tu’ (pronounced like a short ‘to’ - listen to the audio). Whether you vousvoyer (use ‘vous’) or tutoyer (use ‘tu’) is a matter of context.
If you are speaking to your mates, it’s fine to use tu. If you are addressing an older person, or someone in a shop, or someone in authority, the correct form to use is vous. If only all you had to worry about was the ‘you’ part, but alas, the verb also changes depending on which version you use. Use both the with phonetic spelling and audio to help you get the pronunciation of these two forms of ‘you’ correct.
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