parce que je ne peux pas manger de salade sans pain

NilC1Kwiziq community member

parce que je ne peux pas manger de salade sans pain

I can hardly hear the "ne" in this sentence.

Is the "ne" sound sometimes dropped in real spoken French?

Asked 1 month ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

In current everyday familiar spoken French, dropping the 'ne' altogether is very (even very, very) common.

CélineKwiziq team member

Bonjour Nil,

I listened to the audio file. 'ne' is pronounced. However it is indeed pronounced as a French person would talk, very very quickly and not in the most discernible way. As Maarten explained it is sometimes 'dropped' entirely in familiar spoken French.

Bonne journée!

parce que je ne peux pas manger de salade sans pain

I can hardly hear the "ne" in this sentence.

Is the "ne" sound sometimes dropped in real spoken French?

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