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Audiobooks

Postby reineke » Sat May 21, 2016 6:00 am

French
http://www.litteratureaudio.com/
http://www.audiocite.net/
Au Fil des Lectures https://archive.org/details/AuFilDesLectures
http://www.bibliboom.com/
Maupassant L'oeuvre intégrale en livres audio gratuits http://www.guydemaupassant.fr/maupassant.htm

Spanish
http://cvc.cervantes.es/
http://albalearning.com/
http://www.ivoox.com/
http://www.leerescuchando.net/
https://audio-libro.com/

Audioteca, una colección de treinta cuentos de autores argentinos grabados por actores http://audioteca.cultura.gob.ar/web/audioteca.php

La colección «Lecturas Grabadas» está compuesta por cuentos de reconocidos escritores argentinos y latinoamericanos.
http://www.educ.ar/sitios/educar/seccion/?ir=audiolibros

Don Quijote
http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/obra/el-ingenioso-hidalgo-don-quijote-de-la-mancha--0/
http://www.educaragon.org/arboles/arbol.asp?guiaeducativa=41&strseccion=A1A68

Cuentos de la selva de Horacio Quiroga http://www.audiocuentos.com.uy/

Italian
http://www.adaltavoce.rai.it/dl/portaleRadio/Programmi/Page-9fe19bce-1c27-4b63-b41e-2d7581d21374
http://www.liberliber.it/online/
Princeton Dante Project http://etcweb.princeton.edu/dante/pdp/
http://audiolibricorsari.italianalmanac.org/titoli.htm
http://www.cavazza.it/sites/default/files/pcciechi/2011/01/html/youshare.htm
http://www.libroaudio.it/
http://www.adaltavoce.rai.it/dl/portaleRadio/Programmi/Page-9fe19bce-1c27-4b63-b41e-2d7581d21374.html?set=ContentSet-2542f13c-0083-4030-a027-9d388ed1857c&type=undefined

German
Vorleser.net 750+ free German audiobooks in professional quality https://www.vorleser.net/
https://freiszene.de/hoerspiele/
theateraufcd.de Das Literatur- und Hörbuchportal (down) http://www.theateraufcd.de/
ARD Hörspiele http://www.ardmediathek.de/radio/H%C3%B6rspiele/mehr?documentId=21301890
Projekt Gutenberg-DE (German ebooks) http://gutenberg.spiegel.de/

Portuguese

http://www.dominiopublico.gov.br/pesquisa/PesquisaObraForm.jsp
http://www.projetolivrolivre.com/

Russian
($) https://pda.litres.ru/audioknigi/
http://www.babavera.com/Babavera/Home.html

"Vera Yeniutin (1914-1992), a Moscovite dramatic actress, worked for many years in theater, in radio, and in film. She created a library of tapes, recording in artistic presentation the best of Russian and World literature (prose, poetry, drama) for adults and children. Her catalog counts nearly 400 different works."

http://asbook.net/
http://audioknigi.club/
http://audioknigionline.ru/

Japanese

Japanese Audiobooks with Transcripts
http://rtkwiki.koohii.com/wiki/Japanese_Audiobooks_with_Transcripts

Japanese literature at bedtime (down)
Old site: https://jclab.wordpress.com/
New site: http://japaneseclassicallit.blogspot.jp/
Japanese Etexts:
http://www.aozora.gr.jp/
http://www.bauddha.net/

Polish

https://wolnelektury.pl/katalog/audiobooki/

Ukrainian

http://lab.chass.utoronto.ca/rescentre/slavic/ukr/audio/

Dutch

http://www.radioboeken.be/index.php?lang=NL

Multilingual/English

Audioteka $ https://welcome.audioteka.com
https://librivox.org/
http://www.openculture.com/freeaudiobooks
http://www.loyalbooks.com/
http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/
http://www.storynory.com/

Internet archive
http://archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22%20audiobook%22%20AND%20format%3Amp3&page=1

Youtube - copy and paste the key words below in the search bar
https://www.youtube.com/

Other

Speech Repository
https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/sr/
Radio Garden (Brun Ungle)
http://radio.garden/live/
Audio-Lingua - a collaborative bank of authentic audio resources, recorded by native speakers
http://www.audio-lingua.eu/?lang=en
Backbone multilingual corpus
English, French, Spanish, German, Polish, Turkish
Audio and transcripts. Includes things like French with African accent, different regional accents ...
http://webapps.ael.uni-tuebingen.de/bac ... search.jsp
ListeningPractice.org http://listeningpractice.org/
Currently, there are 47.000 exercises and 62 texts on the site in 15 languages (see them below) using native recordings from Tatoeba.org and Librivox.org.

Audiria.com - Aprende español con audiotextos gratuitos http://www.audiria.com/capitulos.php

Maria Lectrix public domain audiobook podcast – for people with catholic tastes
https://marialectrix.wordpress.com/

Project Gutenberg (etexts) https://www.gutenberg.org/

http://www.bookcrossing.com/
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Re: Free Audiobooks

Postby reineke » Sat May 21, 2016 6:22 am

Word ’audiobook’ in many languages
Thanks to Volte and others

Audiobook:

Afrikaans: Oudioboeke.
Arabic: 'الكتاب المسموع'
Basque: Entzuteko liburua (use the form "Entzuteko liburuak"), Audio-liburua (izan) {izan: In my opinion, the most accurate term is "Entzuteko liburua" which literally means "a book to be listened to". (but Audio-liburua is also used, which is a literal translation of audiobook, but seems rather forced to me)}.
Bulgarian: Аудиокнига (sennin) {sennin: /audiokniga/ is the Bulgarian and apparently also the Russian word for audiobook.}
Catalan: audiollibre
Chinese (Traditional, Mandarin - 中文): 有聲書 jianti / 有聲小說 {kealist says this term works better} (amphises, kealist)
Chinese (Simplified - 简体): 有声书 fanti / 有声小说 / 有声读物 * {有声读物 is the recommendation of a native speaker; for the other two terms, kealist says 有声小说 works better than 有声书} (amphises, kealist, Z.J.J)
Croatian: Zvučna knjiga (pl. Zvučne knjige), audio knjiga (pl audio knjige)
Czech/Slovak: Audiokniha, mluvená kniha, zvuková kniha (Vlad, kyknos) {kyknos: In Czech, "audiokniha" is correct and often used, but "zvuková kniha" or "mluvená kniha" is also used. In many bookstores including e-shops, the departement selling audiobooks is called "mluvené slovo" (literally 'spoken word').}
Danish: lydbog
Dutch: hoorboek/luisterboek/audioboek (Gilgamesh)
English: audiobook, audio book
Esperanto: aŭdlibro
Farsi/Persian: کتاب صوتی
Finnish: Äänikirja {"sound book"} (badger2)
French: livre audio * / livre parlé / livraphone / lu par / audilivre / audiobook / audiolivre / livre parlant / livre parlé / livre sonore / livre lu /livre-à-écouter
(Gilgamesh, atamagaii)
German: Hörbuch * / Hoerbuch / Hörspiel / Hoerspiel / Audiobuch (Vlad, Gilgamesh, Atamagaii)
Greek: Ακούστε ένα βιβλίο * / ηχοβιβλία (Gilgamesh)
Hungarian: Hangoskönyv * / Audió könyv, Audiokönyv (Vlad, Kisani)
Icelandic: Hljóðbók (PaulLambeth) {PaulLambeth: Hljóðbækur is the plural, although Google's Icelandic version is great at looking up all manner of forms. My source is http://www.forlagid.is/?cat=47, and that it means literally "sound book".}
Italian: audiolibro (amphises)
Japanese: オーディオ本 / 朗読 {pronounced 'roudoku': roudoku is recitation, reading aloud - an audiobook is one type of roudoku} (amphises, atamagaii)
Korean: 오디오북
Low German/Plattdüütsch: Höörbook
Malay: Buku audio
Norwegian (bokmål and nynorsk): Lydbok
Plattdüütsch: Höörbook
Polish: audioksiążka / audio-książka / książka audio / audiobooki {plural form} / książka dźwiękowa {rarely used} / książka czytana {rarely used} (rafal)
Portuguese: livro falado / audiolivro / livro em MP3 (atamagaii, luhmann)
Russian: Аудиокнига (Vlad)
Spanish: audiolibro / audio libro / libro hablado (amphises, aru-aru)
Swedish: Ljudbok / talbok / CD-bok * (JD, atamagaii, eoinda) {See "Swedish Notes" below.}
Turkish: sesli kitap * / mp3 kitap (alexptrans)
Vietnamese: sách nói
Yiddish: קלאַנג-בוך klang-bukh {literally sound book} * / audio-bukh / audio-sefer (vuisminebitz).

Unabridged:

English: unabridged
French: texte intégral (LLF)
German: ungekürzte
Italian: integrale
Mandarin Chinese: 未刪節(未删节) / 未刪減(未删减). There may be some others. The former is mainly for books (where 節/节 refers to a section of a chapter), the latter for films. (aru-aru)
Portuguese: texto integral / texto completo / obra integral / obra completa (luhmann)
Spanish: "audiolibro íntegro but you may more luck with the simpler audiolibro completo" (Andy E). Also: "I found on one of the website from commercial site forum that if the book was abridged, it said, "Abreviada" and if it was full, it didn't say anything." (Emerald)

'Radio plays' (these probably have multiple actors, sound effects, and lots of changes, but there's a chance they'll be ok)
Chinese: 廣播劇
Croatian: radio drama (pl. radio drame)
Czech: rozhlasová hra
Danish: hørespil
Dutch: hoorspel / radiodrama / luisterspel / radiotoneel
Finnish: Kuunnelma
English: radio drama / audio drama / audio theater / radio serial
French: théâtre radiophonique / radiothéâtre / feuilleton radiophonique / feuilleton radiodiffusé / radio-feuilleton / radioroman
German: Hörspiele
Hebrew: תסכית
Hungarian: hangjáték, rádiójáték (pirx)
Icelandic: Útvarpsleikrit
Italian: serial radiofonico
Japanese: ラジオドラマ / Drama CD {Drama CD is a kind of a play, usually based on a popular manga.}
Korean: 라디오 드라마
Norwegian: Hørespill
Polish: Słuchowisko
Portuguese: radionovela (luhmann)
Russian: Радиоспектакль
Spanish: radioteatro / radio drama
Swedish: Radioteater
Walloon: pîce radiofonike / pîce pol radio / pîce djouwêye al radio
Welsh: drama radio

Other words that may be useful for finding audiobooks in various languages:

English: books on tape, recorded books, wordhaven (atamagaii)
German: Lesung {Reading} / ungekürzte Lesung {unabridged reading} / Gert Westphal {a name} / Rufus Beck {another name} / gelesen.von {read by} (atamagaii)
Japanese: 朗読 roudoku / Drama CD, sheetz (atamagaii)
Polish: audiobook.pl / Gazeta Wyborcza (atamagaii)
Russian: akniga {??} / abook / abook-club / audiobook.ru / abook-club.ru / audiobook_rus (atamagaii)
Spanish: voz humana {human voice; useful for avoiding computer-read audiobooks, of which there are _many_; notably, avoid the AT&T voices, such as Rosa, and the Loquendo ones, such as Jorge; both are computer-generated}. (aru-aru)
Swedish: Astrid Lindgren {a name} (atamagaii)
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Re: Free Audiobooks

Postby Fortheo » Sat May 21, 2016 6:53 am

Thanks for Audiocite.net I didn't know about that one.
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Re: Free Audiobooks

Postby reineke » Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:22 pm

Added Portuguese, Russian, and other languages.
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Re: Free Audiobooks

Postby Tomás » Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:11 pm

A list of translations for the word "review" would also fit nicely into this resource.
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Re: Free Audiobooks

Postby reineke » Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:40 am

This goes well with some other audio resources listed above:

Backbone multilingual corpus

English, French, Spanish, German, Polish, Turkish
Audio and transcripts. Includes things like French with African accent and different regional accents which is what some forum members have recently been asking about...

http://webapps.ael.uni-tuebingen.de/bac ... search.jsp
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Re: Audiobooks

Postby reineke » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:06 pm

Black Cat audio book Graded Readers (Easy Readers) for learners of French, German, Italian, Spanish and English as a Second Language.
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http://www.blackcat-cideb.com/en/
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Re: Audiobooks

Postby tiia » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:17 pm

I just noticed that also Yle has some audiobooks and audio plays in Finnish. Some are region restricted (so Finland only), others are not. https://areena.yle.fi/radio/ohjelmat/draama
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Re: Audiobooks

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Re: Audiobooks

Postby MorkTheFiddle » Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:45 pm

Thank you for this. I've been looking for audiobooks in German and completely forgot about Audioteka.
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