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Pronunciation of the double 's'

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Pronunciation of the double 's'

For the pronunciation of 'finissons' and 'finissez' (or 'choisissons' and 'choisissez'), does the double s sound more like a 's' or 'z'?

Asked 11 months ago
LauraKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Katie,

The double ss is always pronounced [s]. You can hear those conjugations pronounced here:

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/verbs/choisir

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/verbs/finir

A single s may be pronounced [s] or [z], depending on the letters around it.

For more info, please see S pronunciation.

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Pronunciation of the double 's'

For the pronunciation of 'finissons' and 'finissez' (or 'choisissons' and 'choisissez'), does the double s sound more like a 's' or 'z'?

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