Category Archives: Radio Lingua News

Black Friday Cyber Monday Sale 2015

Save 25% in our Black Friday Sale

This weekend we’re offering a huge 25% discount on all our courses as part of our Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale. This is your chance to sign up for the premium version of our courses and access all the associated bonus materials including transcripts, lesson notes, videos and bonus audio. To take advantage of…

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Celebrating 9 years of Radio Lingua

Nine years ago today we published the first episode of Coffee Break Spanish. Since then we’ve gone on to publish courses in 27 languages, and we’ve delivered over 160 million language lessons to learners around the world. Some of the team have spent this weekend in London at the Language Show where we’ve been meeting thousands of language lovers,…

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Join us at Language Show Live

We’re delighted to be back in London this weekend talking to thousands of language learners and teachers from across the country. We’ll be demoing our products for learners of all ages and we’re delighted to be announcing our brand new resource for younger learners of Spanish, High Five Spanish. One of the best things about the Language Show…

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Upgrading to iOS 9 for Podcasts users

In the past few days Apple has released a major update for iOS and there have been some reports of the Podcasts app crashing on first launch. Since we recommend the Apple Podcasts app as the best way to access both our free and premium podcasts, we would suggest that listeners hold off from updating…

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CBF Question

What’s next for Coffee Break French?

With lesson 39 published last week and lesson 40 due next week, we’re nearing the end of the very popular Coffee Break French Season 4 and it’s almost time to announce our plans for the next content aimed at our advanced learners of French. We’ll not be moving straight on to a fifth season of the…

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Amazing Pållöriöf Research into language acquisition

Here at Radio Lingua we like to keep track of what’s happening in the world of research on language acquisition. Scientists at the University of Pållöriöf in northern Finland have discovered that a rare variety of edible hygrocybe known as the yellow waxcap has been linked to improved language skills. Tests were done on students…

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Membership Emails

New Email System for Members

As we start 2015 we’re introducing a new email system for members. This will allow us to manage our newsletters more effectively and make sure we send only pertinent information to our members. We’ve emailed all our members asking you to confirm your email address and update your details on a form to help us make sure…

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New VAT Regulations

New EU VAT Regulations

From 1st January 2015 the rules on how VAT is charged for business who sell digital products and services to consumers in other EU member states. The place of taxation for these digital services will now be the location of the consumer, not the location of the business supplying the service. This means that even…

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RLN News 28 Dec 2015

A New Year Message from Radio Lingua

As we approach the end of 2014, Mark has recorded a special news podcast to look back at the past 12 months and to look forward to some of the exciting new content coming in 2015. Looking back 2014 has been an exciting year for us here at Radio Lingua. We’ve released 84 episodes across…

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Winter Sale now on

Winter Sale 2014

We’re delighted to announce our Winter Sale: in the 15 days up to (and including) the 1st January 2015, you can save 15% on all our courses.  This is your chance to get ready for a year of language learning in 2015. Make some early New Year’s Resolutions, and improve your language skills, or learn a…

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Thank You Sale 2014

Thank You Sale 2014

It’s the time of year to say merci, danke, gracias, or indeed “thank you” in any language and we’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our community of language learners around the world. Thanks for your enthusiasm for language-learning, and for your interest in our courses. As a special “thank you”,…

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Language Show

Language Show 2014

Join the Radio Lingua team this weekend at the Language Show in London. We’ll be showing off our full range of Coffee Break language learning products at the show including all four series of Coffee Break French, our three series of Coffee Break Spanish and our introductory level of Coffee Break German. We’ve also just announced Coffee Break Italian…

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Facebook feedback – win £50 voucher

Over the last 12 weeks we’ve been posting on Facebook every weekday to give you an extra opportunity to practise your language skills. We have been really impressed with all your answers and comments and we would like to continue posting interesting material for you. In order for us to gauge which elements were your…

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back to school sale - last few days

Back to School Sale – save 20% on all our courses

It’s time to get ready for a new academic year, and here at Radio Lingua we’ve been very busy working on new materials. We’ll have some exciting announcements for you next month, but to get you in the mood for learning and building your language skills we’re having a Back to School Sale, with 20%…

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Tu or Vous

A definitive guide to tu and vous

For learners of French, and indeed many other languages, it’s often difficult to know how to address people, since there are two different forms of the word for “you”: tu and vous. Back in Coffee Break French lesson 3 we introduced this concept, and in our mini soap opera in lessons 71-80 we discussed it too in lesson 76. We’ve…

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