French news, TV & radio

Radio France Internationale
Includes audio news with transcripts in simple French

BBC Afrique
News in French for French-speaking Africa

TV5: Apprendre.TV
French-learning website in French from the Francophone global TV channel

French TV and French news online
How to watch in the UK

Déjà Vu
Radio play about a bilingual love affair

French Connection
Interviews about French across the world

La Vie en Creuse
Audio interviews in rural France


Rugby French


Watch Jonny Wilkinson training in French, try a quiz and pick up rugby terms in French

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Test your French

Test your French

French test

Are you a complete beginner, quite fluent or somewhere in between?


French classes and courses

Find a French class close to you


French phrases


Holiday phrases

Listen, read, print out and download


French slang

Guide to streetwise French

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