The third E sound is the vowel sound in American duck, puck, putt, luck. "This bed is too soft!" she said. "Et quelqu'un a dormi dans mon lit", rugit Maman Ours. "Quelqu'un a dormi dans mon lit!", rugit Papa Ours. The /ai/ diphthong in French usually has this sound as well. In English, you would say "I am ten years old but in French you use the correct conjugated form of the verb avoir, which means "to have." To say you were ten years old in French, you would say "J'ai dix ans which literally translates. But there are at least 38 phonetic sounds in modern French speech. I know many adults are embarrassed about speaking with a foreign intonation. You will rely mostly on your ear to do this.