The audio for WC sounds like “VC” instead of “double VC”. Is this an error, or is it in fact how it is said in that context in France?
Freeform Writing Exercise A1
This is the way a -w is often pronounced in France in words like WC, wagon, BMW, Wagner -
particularly if they come from foreign lands.
Take a look at the following Wiki page for more info -
Annexe:Prononciation du W en français
Bonne Continuation !
Ahhhh, très intéressant - merci !
Brian - you can hear it via the links.
A number of online dictionaries are good sites to check many standard pronunciations - in this case Larousse demonstrates WC as per the lesson, while on Robert it is pronounced as you expected, but with the familiar variant noted.
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