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Inno
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France
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Studies: Japanese

 
 Message 49 of 245
17 July 2007 at 12:02pm | IP Logged 
Did anyone find in Japanese

a lengthy audio file (1 hour and more) AND
the corresponding text AND
a translation of this text?



siomotteikiru
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 Message 50 of 245
18 July 2007 at 12:31am | IP Logged 
to Inno

I have such files.



siomotteikiru
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 Message 51 of 245
18 July 2007 at 1:05am | IP Logged 
English, unabridged, aplenty.

http://www.audiobooksforfree.com/screen_main.asp



sheetz
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United States
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270 posts - 82 votes 
Speaks: English*
Studies: Japanese, French, Mandarin

 
 Message 52 of 245
19 July 2007 at 10:58am | IP Logged 
Japanese transcripts and audio for a number of works. It should be easy to find the English versions for the non-Japanese works. I'll add more as I find them.

SHORT STORIES
O Henry "Gift of the Magi" (25 min)Transcript Audio Parallel Text
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder" (63 min)Transcript Audio Parallel Text
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Red Headed League" Audio Parallel Text
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Adventure of the Dancing Men" Audio Parallel Text
Edgar Allan Poe "The Black Cat" (44 min)Transcript Audio Parallel Text
Brothers Grimm "Hansel and Gretal" (28 min)Transcript Audio
Brothers Grimm "Rapunzel" (11 min)Transcript Audio
Brothers Grimm "Little Red Riding Hood" (9 min)Transcript Audio
Hans Christian Andersen "The Red Shoes" (26 min) Transcript Audio
Hans Christian Andersen "The Little Nightingale" (38 min)Transcript Audio
Hans Christian Andersen "The Little Match Girl" (9 min) Transcript Audio Parallel Text
Hans Christian Andersen "The Emperor's New Clothes" (21 min)Transcript Audio Parallel Text
Oscar Wilde "The Happy Prince" (32 min)Transcript Audio Parallel Text
Charles Perrault "Puss in Boots" (17 min)Transcript Audio
Charles Perrault "Blue Beard" (17 min)Transcript Audio
Charles Perrault "Sleeping Beauty" (25 min)Transcript Audio
Ryunosuke Akutagawa "Spider's Thread" (10 min)Transcript Audio Translation
Kido Okamoto "The Stone Lantern" (65 min)Transcript Audio#
Kido Okamoto "The Mystery of the Fire Bell" (69 min)Transcript Audio#
Kido Okamoto "Hiroshige and the River Otter" (59 min)Transcript Audio#
Kido Okamoto "The Mansion of Morning Glories" (48 min)Transcript Audio#
Kido Okamoto "Cacophony of Cats" (52 min) Transcript Audio#
Kido Okamoto "Benten's Daughter" (65 min)Transcript Audio#
Basho Matsuo "Oku No Hosomichi" (66 min) Transcript Audio (5 parts) Audio (45 parts) Translation
Antoine de Saint-Exupery "Le Petit Prince"(165 min) Audio and Transcripts (green buttons for audio, blue buttons for transcripts)
Leo Tolstoy "Ivan the Fool" (95 min) Transcript Audio

FULL LENGTH NOVELS
Murasaki Shikibu "Tale of Genji" (24 Chapters--one audio link is dead)(1594 min)Transcript Audio Translation
Soseki Natsume "Botchan" (Complete)(366 min)Transcript Audio Translation Parallel Text
Soseki Natsume "Sanshiro"(Complete)(583 min)Transcript Audio*
Soseki Natsume "Three Cornered World" (Complete)(275 min)Transcript Audio*
Soseki Natsume "Kokoro"(Up to Pt 3, Ch 29)(~7 hr)Transcript Audio Translation
Osamu Dazai "The Setting Sun"(Complete)(392 min)Transcript Audio*
Osamu Dazai "No Longer Human"(Complete)(248 min)Transcript Audio*

* - Couldn't find a translation online, but commercial translations are available.
# - Contained in the collection of short stories, "The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi : Detective Stories of Old Edo," translated into English by Ian MacDonald.

Updates
7/20 Added Natsume's "Three Cornered World," which I missed the first time because its Japanese name, "Grass Pillow," is different than its translated name. Also added a few more chapters of "Genji" and 2 works by Dazai.
7/21 Added "Little Red Riding Hood." I also did some research and now believe that the version of "Genji" listed is an updated one which was translated into modern Japanese within the last 100 years. Hence it should be usable for Listening-Reading.
7/21 Added stories by Okamoto.
7/22 Added "Oku No Hosomichi." Included 2 different audio links--one has the audio split into 5 parts and the other into each of the 45 short chapters.
7/24 Added "Kokoro," "Ivan the Fool," "Le Petit Prince," "Red Headed League," and "Adventure of the Dancing Men." Also added links to parallel texts for several of the works.

Since this list may get buried in this thread, I'm going to add it to the first post of my Learning Log and continue updating it there.

http://how-to-learn-any-language.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?T ID=6241&PN=1&TPN=1

Edited by sheetz on 24 July 2007 at 6:37pm

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siomotteikiru
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 Message 53 of 245
19 July 2007 at 12:59pm | IP Logged 
Portuguese,
there are some audiobooks there, too. Some links are still working.

http://www.projetopdl.cjb.net/



siomotteikiru
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102 posts - 139 votes 

 
 Message 54 of 245
19 July 2007 at 1:18pm | IP Logged 
You might find it useful to know that you can save the Japanese audio files - links by Sheetz above - straight to your comp and listen to them offline using Streembox Vcr.
To convert them to mp3 or wav you might use Streambox Ripper.



Ortho
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United Kingdom
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58 posts - 2 votes

 
 Message 55 of 245
23 July 2007 at 3:26pm | IP Logged 
In French, there are streaming, unabridged recordings of :

Proust's "Combray"   here., and the online free French text is here.. The English text is here.

Camus' "L'Etranger" is here.. I am not sure whether there is a free source for the French text, as I own the book.

Balzac's "Pere Goriot" is here.    English Text French Text



Maxwell
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United Kingdom
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Speaks: French, English*

 
 Message 56 of 245
23 July 2007 at 4:53pm | IP Logged 
Hi everyone,

Has anyone stumbled upon any audio books with transcripts for Dutch? I have searched high and low and have had no real luck. I would like to try the listening reading method if I can find sufficient materials.

Thanks.

Maxwell.



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