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The 's' at the end of les is not pronounced, to my ears. Anyone else agree? But then a single child is l'enfant, so perhaps this is the proper pronunciation.
As a rule, the sound "s" at the end of French plurals is not pronounced.
This comment does not specify if you mean the article, the word or both s's are not pronounced.
Don't you hear LAY_Z_ENFANTS ? The Z sound corresponds to the liaison between "les" and "enfants". So in front of a word starting with a vowel the final "s" of "les" is pronounced.
That's because, in the slowly spoken version, the voice speaks it word by word, disregarding the next or the previous words
I am nearly sure that she says "e" at the beginning of the phrase -_- am I the only one who hears that? God, pronunciation is so hard in French :( but I still love it.
The pronunciation is good, it says "les enfants" (and the liaison is pronounced, which sounds likes "les-Z-enfants"). We are glad that you enjoy French!
Please have a look at Sitesurf's comment above.
"les enfants" (plural) is pronounced "les-z-enfants".
The singular would be "l'enfant".
That's because the slow version pronounce words individually, not as part of a phrase.
so, do you mean that everytime it is singular, it will be like "l'enfant", like one word??? it will never be "le enfant"?? and plural, it will be pronounced "les enfants", like two words?