Watch French news, documentaries, and game shows on TV to work on your French listening comprehension while learning something new.
On Bastille Day 2016, a semi truck plowed through the crowd on the Promenade des Anglais, killing dozens of people. This short video summarizes the events.
With the UK leaving the EU, the French have been quick to suggest that they should take their language with them.
The UK has voted to leave the EU - what happens now?
Sophie Marceau is Mother Nature in this powerful, beautiful video.
L'accent circonflexe va disparaître des manuels scolaires à la rentrée - que s'est-il passé, et qu'en pense le ministre de l'Éducation nationale Najat Vallaud Belkacem ?
This lesson on the French expression à la une
should be headline news.
Short video summarizing the results of the 2015 regional French elections. Great for practicing numbers, regions, and names!
French journalist Philippe Verdier summarizes the main points of the COP21 agreement in a short video.
Short video summarizing the first day of COP21, the 21st Conference of the Parties on climate change.
On 13 November 2015, Paris was struck by simultaneous terrorist attacks. Here is the video of President François Hollande's speech that night, with transcript and translation.
If you want to know what's going on in the world, this vocabulary related to news and current events will help you understand what you read and hear.
Listen to a news report offering a brief overview of the victims of the Charlie Hebdo
attack, including a transcript and English translation.
A great way to practice reading French, learning vocabulary, and finding out what's going on the world is to read the news in French.