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Simple French Text to follow

Does anyone know of any useful sites that has some simple french text with sound that I can follow.

I am looking for some simple texts with sound that I can read while listening to the french spoken version. Part of the learning for me is to be able to follow french text by different speakers to get a better 'ear' for the sounds.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Lynnaa
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/mafrance/flash/# Perfect site for this. Video courses in French with subtitles in French and English that you can remove if you want to. There are videos about various topics (Shopping, Booking a hotel , etc.) and two sections on Grammar and Vocabulary. Only thing is , the videos are not of the highest quality... (I don't know if it would be a problem for you.) Oh! There are activities also!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rodeoman

Thanks for that - yes I have been on bbc and agree its good. Video quality irrelevant.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/slogger
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You can find quite a few here: http://www.lingq.com/ . This is a commercial site, but to simply listen to and read the texts you do not have to pay, and you can download the audio and texts for free, as well. The site can be quite frustrating, as sometimes it is not very stable and the organization of the texts is chaotic, but there are many positive features there.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rodeoman

Have gone on and registered. Will just follow the texts as I'm just trying to 'tune' in my resistant ear!! Thanks

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/slogger
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You're welcome. What they have there is excellent for tuning in resistant ears. Have fun!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/OliverMars1

Great idea. I really struggle with understanding the accents used.

4 years ago