Accents on u in "eûmes" and "eûtes"

JohannesC1Kwiziq community member

Accents on u in "eûmes" and "eûtes"

According to the spelling reform accents on u and i should be dropped unless needed to distinguish words. You do not seem to apply the reform.
Asked 2 years ago
LauraKwiziq team member
Bonjour Johannes, Thanks for writing. The reform does not say that the accents *should* be dropped, but rather than they *can* be dropped unless required to distinguish words. We have chosen to continue using the traditional spelling but we of course allow the new spelling as well.
JohannesC1Kwiziq community member
Dear Laura Your pupils will write French. Readers will expect consistency. Microsoft Word allows to set the spellchecker to Traditional, New or both. We look up to you for guidance. What do you recommend? Thank you very much! Johannes

Accents on u in "eûmes" and "eûtes"

According to the spelling reform accents on u and i should be dropped unless needed to distinguish words. You do not seem to apply the reform.

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