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Caro,

How do I pronounce "vainc" as in "Elle vainc sa peur" and "ait" as in "pourqu'on ait plus d'espace." Also, while I'm at it, what about the pronunciation of "aie" (can't think of an example)?

Thank you.

Mike

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Hi Mike,

Vainc is pronounce like vingt (20). Here is a link  where you can listen to the pronounciation:
http://fr.forvo.com/search/vainc/

Another link for "ait":
http://fr.forvo.com/search/ait/

"aie" - subjunctive form :
http://fr.forvo.com/word/aie/#fr

"ae" meaning "ouch":

http://fr.forvo.com/word/a%C3%AFe/#fr

I hope this helps

Cheers
Caro

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