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I can't believe I've only just come across this! Franceinfo keeps an archive of all its news items, written articles and video clips on its website. It's a treasure-trove of authentic material dating back to 2006 for advanced students of French. What's more, you can search the material by key words. The video clips, taken from news bulletins and other programming, are short and sometimes relevant to topics studied in the English and Welsh A-level French exams.  Lots of other learners, including adults, should find the material really useful.

For anyone who doesn't already know, Franceinfo is part of the whole TV, radio and news network so the archives are huge. Video items are clearly marked if that's what you are looking for.

I've already dipped into the archive and produced a couple of video listening worksheets for frenchteacher. I'll be looking for more. Go and have a look. You need to search carefully for what you might want. You'll find it here.

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