I am very passionate about language learning and I am constantly looking for different ways to keep myself immersed in my target language. I started learning Italian not so long ago. Every day, I listen to music, read a couple of articles, do my homework, and take private lessons. I also learn German every day. For that one, I have installed a couple of really cool apps on my phone with podcasts, live radio, etc. There are tons of materials you can find from Deutsche Welle and the Goethe Institut. What I like about this German podcasts is that they come with the audio plus the complete transcript. Sadly, I still haven't found something similar in Italian.
Does anyone know some apps like these? Please, let me know in the comments below.
Radio Rai (the Italian national public broadcasting radio) offers a wide number of podcast. Actually I am not sure if they are reachable outside Italy. However here's the link for Radio 3 (please tell me if you succeed in listening them :)
There are various programmes, as an example, "Ad alta voce" provides shortened version of classic books read by Italian actors.
Here's another site with podcasts and relative transcriptions: