Accents

Accents

My most frequent errors in writing and listening exercises are with accents. Are there any tips for knowing which words do and don’t have accents?  This is particularly relevant to words starting with re- and de- . 

Asked 5 months ago
ChrisC1Correct answer

The way I do it is not so much to learn the spelling but form the sound in my head. You can usually distinguish easily between re- and ré-, de- and dé-.

Thank you. I’ll try that. 

Accents

My most frequent errors in writing and listening exercises are with accents. Are there any tips for knowing which words do and don’t have accents?  This is particularly relevant to words starting with re- and de- . 

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