radio

chia:roscuro July 1, 2012, 11:09 pm
what is the best French radio station to listen to when learning French?
radio
Marie-Claire-Riviere July 13, 2012, 4:53 pm
Bonjour Chia,

This is quite a good radio station
http://www.franceinfo.fr/player

it may be quite difficult to understand if you are learning but even if you don't understand everything, it is important to listen to French as much as possible to become accustomed to the sound and gradually you will gain a good aural fluency.

Of course this is but one option of many on the internet. I would suggest watching news report online as well because it allows you to follow the images, videos and body language that comes with the sound so that you can better understand what you are listening to. TF1 has daily reports of all different sorts that are easy to access.

J'espère que cela vous aide - I hope this helps!

- Marie-Claire
radio
sir_alex July 17, 2012, 9:09 am
oh bon
merci
radio
jojo-- July 18, 2012, 3:47 am
merci boucoup pour cette conseils
radio
glory-- July 20, 2012, 9:52 am
merci
radio
linda--7 July 29, 2012, 1:31 am
bonjour jojo
radio
Matthew--6 August 8, 2012, 8:47 pm
Merci Marie
radio
Matthew--6 August 9, 2012, 9:40 am
I have long way to go to speak French. I can only figure out a word here and there.I am having fun trying to figure out what they are discussing.
radio
Marie-Claire-Riviere August 19, 2012, 6:13 pm
Bonjour!

De rien! Et, continuez à y essayer parce que il arrivera un jour où ça deviendra facile a comprendre ce qu'ils disent sur la radio - No worries. Keep trying because the day will come where all of a sudden it will be easy to understand what they are saying!

À bientôt,

- Marie-Claire
radio
Diana-S1 July 20, 2013, 1:36 am
I'm finding it helpful to watch videos on the internet. There are cartoons amied at children which may be helpful for beginners, but there are also some movies aimed at adults. The nice thing about using the internet is that if you want to check the meaning of a word, you can simply press the pause button and look it up on the dictionary. If you like the movie, you can watch it again and again.

As with Marie-Claire's suggestion of watching the news and using body language to help to understand speech, the same can be said about movies on the internet.
radio
Deborah-S38 July 22, 2013, 2:29 am
Where do you find cartoons in French? Can you post some titles or a website to go to? I've been trying the French radio but as marie-claire stated, I can only pick up a few words and it seems so fast. Cartoons or even French Sesame Street (do they have that) would help!

merci
radio
Ibrahim-F July 22, 2013, 1:33 pm
I am watching a tv show on youtube called "Le petit Nicolas" on youtube, there lots of videos for the show, and are around 15 minutes long
radio
Deborah-S38 July 22, 2013, 3:14 pm
Merci beaucoup! Je voudrais étudier français en many formats. Cette m'aider!
radio
Diana-S1 July 24, 2013, 7:26 pm
I've only used two websites and both are found on You Tube; because each has short pieces in several languages, I suggest doing a Google seach to specify French. The one site is called Book Box; search with the terms "learn french book box". This site has fairly basic cartoons and provides subtitles. The other site mainly has stories from the Bible with which children are familiar; search on "par pasteur evangeliste".

Another website that has extensive French programming on a variety of topics, including the news, is the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The URL is www.radio-canada.ca. If that doesn't work then do a Google search on the corporation name and include the word "French".
radio

Ask a question or a post a response

If you want to ask a question or post a response you need to be a member.

  • If you are already a member login here.

  • If you are not a member you can become one by taking the free Rocket French trial here.

Over 1,200,000 people love Rocket Languages

Here's what Rocket Languages members have to say:

Andrei Freeman - Pennsylvania, USA

Andrei
Freeman

Pennsylvania, USA

Rudi Kopp - USA

Rudi
Kopp

USA

Carmen Franceschino - Pennsylvania, USA

Carmen
Franceschino

Pennsylvania, USA

Kelly Scali - Chicago, USA

Kelly
Scali

Chicago, USA

Mark Waddel - Auckland, NZ

Mark
Waddell

Auckland, NZ

William McGill - Florida, USA

William
McGill

Florida, USA

Probably the best language tool I've come across. Actually love it more than Rosetta Stone and Duolingo

Try our award-winning online French course for FREE 受賞歴ありの英語学習ソフトウェアを無料でお試しください Pruebe nuestro galardonado software del idioma inglés GRATIS

(And see how easy it actually is to learn French... even if you've tried and failed before) (そして英語学習がどれだけ簡単か、肌で感じてみてください…今までに失敗したことのある人でもそれが分かるでしょう) (Y vea qué tan fácil es en realidad aprender inglés… aún si lo ha intentado y fallado antes)