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is my Pronounciation of [ɤ] and french nasal vowels and [ɲ] correct?

In case you're still interested, here's what I think. First, yes, your /ɲ/ is correct. Second, you're realizing /ɑ̃/ as [õ]. If you do this, you could potentially confuse native speakers, because (as ...
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How to analyze nasal vowels next to nasal consonants

French In French, there is not actually neutralization between vowel pairs like /ɛ̃/ and /ɛ/ before a nasal consonant: the pronunciation of tînmes /tɛ̃m/ is clearly distinct from that of thèmes /tɛm/ &...
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Why does the French consonant "b" sound so different from the "b" in the IPA chart (with audio)?

As a starting point, I recommend getting 4 opinions, not just 1: here. The first speaker is in John Esling and they are the same recording. You can hear differences between all 4 of the expert ...
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How to analyze nasal vowels next to nasal consonants

If two vowels differ only in X where B is X and A isn't, consonant C has X, and all vowel become X next to C, then there is contextual neutralization between A and B next to C – you only get B, and A ...
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