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Season 2 – Lesson 40 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson:

We’ve arrived at the final episode in our series of Coffee Break French. In lesson 40, we reach the end of the meal in which our friends Christina, David, Sophie and Jean-Jaques have been getting to know each other. As usual we cover a range of topics and constructions in this conversation and everything is explained in the lesson.

This lesson marks the end of the Coffee Break French course and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our faithful listeners who have been working through the lessons week by week. We very much hope that you’ve enjoyed using Coffee Break French. This, of course, is not the end of the French materials from Radio Lingua. We’re already planning new content and in the meantime we’d like to draw your attention to our Walk, Talk and Learn French video series in which Pierre-Benoît, whom listeners will know from the Coffee Break French series, talks about grammar on the streets of Paris.

To find out about our future plans for more French content, please make sure you’re subscribed to our Newsletter. You can do this from the box in the sidebar and we’ll send you updates every couple of months. We’ll also announce any new materials here on the Radio Lingua website, and on our Twitter feed – @radiolingua.

Finally, from Mark, Anna, Pierre-Benoît, “David”, “Christina”, “Sophie” and “Jean-Jacques”, and the whole team behind Coffee Break French we would like to wish you much success in your continued learning of French. Bonne continuation!

Please note that lesson 40 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 80 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.

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The premium version of Coffee Break French Season 2 provides additional materials which will help you move forward more effectively with your French studies. The premium version includes the following elements:

  • Synchronised flashcards: the audio episode with synchronised flashcards – works in most Podcast applications, on iTunes and in QuickTime Player;
  • Lesson notes: detailed explanations of the vocabulary and any grammar points covered in each lesson;
  • Bonus audio lesson: providing further practice of the language covered in a variety of ways

The members’ version can be accessed through our membership system. You can purchase the course using the links below.

19 Comments

  • jorge luis

    Reply Reply May 23, 2010

    hi im so happy for improuving my french level and english also your spotcast are so good i rialise that goes so fast whith your help thenks so much. i will sugest my frends about your web site. well good lock et au revoir.

  • Mona

    Reply Reply May 28, 2010

    Hi,
    Just wanted to thank you .You are a wonderful teacher.
    If you have any course rather than online courses,please email me some information,I love to visit Scotland .
    Warm regards and many thanks

  • Eric

    Reply Reply May 28, 2010

    Hi Mark and Anna,
    Thank you very much for coffe-break french.
    Hope you will come back soon.

  • Farnoosh

    Reply Reply July 5, 2010

    Oh la la! La derniere episode serieusement? J’ai presque fini d’ecouter toutes les lecons et je vous remercie mille fois! A la prochain alors!

  • Ilene

    Reply Reply August 20, 2010

    I just discovered Coffee Break French today, and it’s the last episode! I’m sorry I have missed so much. Thanks for producing these lessons. I love your approach and the explanations.

  • Sylvie

    Reply Reply October 10, 2010

    It is too bad that we have to listen to the horrible accent of the scottish girl – very distracting –

    • Clarence

      Reply Reply September 16, 2011

      Sometimes one has to think twice about what was said (eg. “sail” and “sell” sound similar 🙂 but overall it’s a very cute accent and makes the show fun. Anna rocks.

  • ly

    Reply Reply November 14, 2010

    Sylvie, I have to disagree with you than I totally enjoyed Anna’s accent. And we all speak with an accent.

  • DC

    Reply Reply July 26, 2011

    I have just completed all 80 Lessons of Coffee Break French! And what a brilliant learning experience that was! Actually, I was inspired by the title of ‘Coffee Break French’ to sit down each time I had a coffee during the day and listen to a lesson, and so I was able to work through the course very quickly. Yes, it was very easy at the beginning and yes, it was very challenging towards the end … but no different to an average situation on the streets of Paris! Mark, your method, style and pace of teaching and explanation have been what has put this course a cut above others. Looking forward to more … Thank you.

  • amit

    Reply Reply August 3, 2011

    great job. i m listning your french lessons daily. it helps me to easily understand french language. so it saves my money too, as i dont think there is any need to join some institution to learn french. its all here we need. thanks mark

  • Wel

    Reply Reply January 8, 2012

    Where are the lessons of 81 to ….

  • Adrian

    Reply Reply January 8, 2012

    Lesson 81 is titled 301 and all the subsequent lessons are all following the same pattern as radiolingua decided to change the coding system. Hope this helps!

    • Nadine

      Reply Reply January 11, 2012

      Thank you for that! I was wondering where all the lessons between 81 and 301 were…

  • John

    Reply Reply February 27, 2012

    Sylvie’s comment above about Anna’s accent is unfortunate, but good for the exercise of humility. Anna’s accent is uplifting and bright and a complementary contrast to Marc’s. Irish, Scottish and French are, in my view, the most beautiful accents in the world.

  • Ingrid

    Reply Reply August 7, 2012

    Hi guys. Thank you so much for producing these fantastic lessons. I started learning French at my local Alliance here in Sydney. Your lessons complemented my classes perfectly! I’ll miss listening to your lessons on my morning commute. And Anna – your accent is beautiful. Silly Sylvie needs to learn some manners.
    Thanks again.

  • Hoda

    Reply Reply November 6, 2012

    OH, I can’t believe it’s the last episode :(.
    I learned a lot, and I find it very useful. Thanks a lot guys.
    I find lesson 300 on the web site and I wonder if there is a chance for us to listen to the other lessons from 80 to 300?
    Thanks a lot for your really useful episodes.

  • damoon

    Reply Reply May 17, 2013

    c’est tres bien , really it was very good
    best wishes
    thanks all

  • Ginny

    Reply Reply August 9, 2014

    Hi mark,
    This is a wonderful course but since you changed your web site what happened to season 2. So disappointing not to be able to access this.

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