I just found out that all words that start with "abs-", "obs-" or "obt-" are pronounced with a /p/ instead of a /b/. I know that /b/ is a voiced consonant and /p/, /s/ and /t/ are unvoiced, which ...
In each of the following five examples, I notice that native French speakers pronounce the "s" sounds in bold as "z" instead. In what instances should you use an "z" sound? Is there an pattern? ...