Language Learning Center

World Languages Online TV Sources

Watching TV, shows and programs online can be a great way to prepare yourself to encounter the typical media of the country you'll be studying in. We've put together some sites with a variety of interests for you to check out TV streaming options in the language of your choice.

Got some recommendations for us? Email us at llc@willamette.edu and we'll get them posted here for other students to be able to access as well! 

CHINESE

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CHINESE

Teng Xun offers free, with (Chinese) commercials, episodes of Chinese-language TV.[Hide Text]

FRENCH

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FRENCH

TV5MONDE hosts an archive of news programming from France.
TV7 Bordeaux is another source for news video archives from France, slightly easier to navigate than TV5MONDE.
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RUSSIAN

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RUSSIAN

Russian Remote is an online collection of Russian-language films, TV series, and other videos.
Russian Fed provides a list of live streaming TV channels on a variety of topics in various locations. 
Russian Internet is a site that provides links to radio stations, live-streaming TV channels, music and newspapers. 
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GERMAN

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GERMAN

DW Akademie Media Center  is an organization that engages in various media projects to promote free and independent media, particularly in developing and transition countries. 
Multilingual Books is a list of online television pages, featuring a listing of internet TV streams and online video feeds to encourage practice of foreign language comprehension and cultural enrichment.


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JAPANESE

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JAPANESE

JibTV provides live streaming of hourly news, programs about a variety of subjects in life and society, as well as a selection of full-length videos. 
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SPANISH

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SPANISH

Univision offers much of its Spanish language programming up for free with a great player similar to Hulu. (Speaking of which, Hulu has Spanish language programming as well!)
RTVE is a news site that provides streaming of live events, radio stations and podcast downloads, streaming of sitcoms, shows and series in Spain.
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ALL LANGUAGES

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ALL LANGUAGES

Squid TV:
The best guide to streaming media that broadcast from around the world.* 
LiveLive24:
Browse TV stations all over the world by country.
YouTube:
Never underestimate the world languages represented in YouTube. Check out the language settings for YouTube, or search for videos from the desired region. 
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