Name of Podcast: Religions du monde (“World religions”)
What topics are covered: This podcast talks about religious news and issues.
Why is it good to listen to? The host introduces a topic dealing with religion, and then some experts participate. The podcast host speaks very clearly, without accent. The experts can sometimes have accents, and speak faster.
This radio show is held on RFI, Radio France Internationale, famous station aired worldwide. Therefore, all the speakers speak in “classic” French, in order to be understood by everyone.
You can subscribe or listen to the podcast by searching “Religions du monde” on iTunes, or through this webpage http://www1.rfi.fr/radiofr/podcast/Podcast_REL.xml
How often are the podcasts updated? Every Sunday, two new podcasts are aired.
Length of each podcast: Each episode is between 19 and 26 minutes long.
Podcast Description: For each episode of the podcast, Genevieve Delrue, the host, discusses religious news and social issues. The topics can be dealing with sects, spiritual research, but also with religion on the Internet. Portraits also feed this show, and experts can participate.
This radio show is excellent to understand other religions, spiritual cultures and become more aware of what is a religion, as well as the sense that people can give to religions and spiritualism.
You can learn new things about any religion in the world, or any fact dealing with religion. For example, a podcast presented how Nelson Mandela felt about religion. Another episode discussed how to philosophize in the Islam religion.
From the podcast, you can expand your vocabulary and improve your listening comprehension of conversational situations.
Summary: It is a podcast about religion and it’s a good way to learn religious terminology in French.