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I'm looking for some French radio (preferably available online) which is good for French language learners. Not necessarily for beginners or learners specifically (though don't mind to get recommendations on these options too), but let's say something like BBC Radio 4 where loads of audio plays are aired. I've tried listening to BFM (Business) radio — but the pace of speech there is too quick for beginners and I'm looking for other options.

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franceculture.fr/podcasts ? –  Knu Nov 18 '13 at 16:28
    
Il n'y a pas en France l'équivalent de Radio 4 qui est un mélange de France Culture, France Inter et France Musique. À essayer : Canal Académie, radio de niveau universitaire avec certaines émissions en écoute facile destinées « aux personnes dont le français n’est pas la langue maternelle ». –  Laure Nov 18 '13 at 18:34
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Voir aussi l'espace apprendre de Canal Académie fait pour ceux qui apprennent le français langue étrangère et veulent « développer leurs connaissances de la langue et de la culture françaises ». On peut choir son thème, télécharger les podcasts, il y a des fiches de travail, des explications, des sujets de réflexion, le transcript des podcasts. –  Laure Nov 18 '13 at 18:35
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Try ARTE RADIO.

If you understand Vengeance à l'albanaise (2mn), it's ok. Try other reportages on this site.

If not, listen the marvellous La vache et le Peul (but... 7mn ! ). Then try RFM.

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You can try also RMC http://www.rmc.fr/emission-radio/podcasts/

Maybe you can listen more various topic instead of BFM Business :)

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Download the free "Radio Francaise" application for iPhone/iPad. It has tons of stations including ones from different regions of France as well as from other francophone regions outside of France. If you want something that is easier to follow then listen to news programs from "France Info" and "RFI Monde". RMC can be more for advanced learners if you listen to their sports programs like Vincent Moscato.

You can also download the iPhone/iPad application for M6 and actually watch and listen to their news programs. It is one of the few stations that you can access from outside of France.

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Try tunein.com and search for "French Talk". You will get a few hundreds of French-talking radio stations.

Something else that I found interesting while learning French was to follow dictation for children, like this one: www.ladictee.fr

For radio stations, I particulary like Radio France Internationale, especially the section "apprendre, enseigner la langue française"

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I love

newsinslowfrench.com

It is for true beginners.

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This one looks good, but it's not free, it doesn't offer even some limited free access, you can only try a tiny sample before signing up for paid subscription :( Though I like what I saw/heard - seems to be helpful as you can built up your vocabulary along with making a connection between spelling and pronounciation... –  Mikhail Dec 2 '13 at 15:15
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