A weekly French podcast
for language learners
Immersive French podcasts created by an international team of journalists and linguists.
News in Slow French features native speakers discussing current events and culture. News stories you care about at a pace you can understand.
Listen, read, and start thinking in French anywhere you go – at home, in the classroom, and on any of your devices.
Prepare for News in Slow French with this introductory course, ideal for beginners or to review the basics. Sample the first 5 episodes of:
Develop your comprehension as you listen to the news. Go further with interactive transcripts, lessons, pronunciation, and quizzes. You can listen to a full episode of our intermediate French podcast:
Challenge yourself to an intellectually simulating blend of opinion, cultural insights and in-depth analysis of trending news. Try a free episode on our advanced level program:
Our subscribers say:
I really enjoy News in Slow French. I bounce around between 4-5 different French podcasts, and yours is my favorite. Love the sense of humor you share in the program, and breaking the podcast into a few different segments keeps things moving along nicely. The news format is good, of course, because I've likely heard the stories already, so it's easier to keep up and fill in any language gaps.