Chapter 2: Pronunciation

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3) An e receives an accent before a new syllable, when it is pronounced as closed e.

immédiat immediately
  compléter to complete
  génération generation
  généralment generally
  guérison healing
  intérim meantime

4) Bevore sc, x or double consonants there is never an accent, however the e is pronounced a closed one:
  exercise exercise
  intéressant interesting
  flexible flexible
  descendre to descent

Chapter 2: Pronunciation

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