French Months of the Year (Best Pronunciation Video)

Learning how to pronounce the French months of the year is hard! In this video I jokingly put on a funny French accent and try to pronounce the months in the best way possible.

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ENGLISHFRENCHPRONUNCIATIONSOUNDS LIKE
Januaryjanvierʒɑ̃vjezhahnvyay
Februaryfévrier fevʀijefayvreeyay
Marchmarsmaʀsmahrs
Aprilavrilavʀilahvreel
Maymaimay
Junejuinʒɥɛ̃zhwang
Julyjuilletʒɥijɛzhweeyah
Augustaoût u(t)oot
Septembreseptembresɛptɑ̃bʀsehptahngbr
Octoberoctobreɔktɔbʀnovahngbr
Novembernovembrenɔvɑ̃bʀnovahngbr
Decembredécembre desɑ̃bʀdayssahngbr

Taking about the months

There are to way to say “in a given month”, for example in January or in February. You can say both:

  • en janvier; or
  • au mois de janvier

Here are a few more useful phrases for months

  • Since November depuis novembre
  • Mid-June la mi-juin
  • The end of July la fin (de) juillet
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