Category Archives: Radio Lingua News

Nominate us in the Podcast Awards

It’s that time of year again: the nominations process for the 9th Annual Podcast Awards has begun and we’re asking our community to nominate Coffee Break Spanish, Coffee Break French or Coffee Break German for an award. As we’ve said before, this isn’t really our style and we don’t like “asking for your vote”, but…

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iTunes 11.1 Problem – Solution

We recently highlighted a problem which some users had experienced after upgrading to iTunes 11.1. This new version of iTunes deals differently with podcasts, and many of our members use iTunes to manage their podcasts, so it has had a significant effect on part of our community. We’ve been trying to come up with various…

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Radio Lingua News, 26 Sep 2013

We’re delighted to bring you this special edition of Radio Lingua News. Watch the video above for all the details. Follow the links below for more information about our announcements: Coffee Break French Season 4 Coffee Break Spanish Season 4 Coffee Break Spanish Newsstand Magazine High Five French – French for children

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iTunes 11.1 Problems

In the past week Apple has updated iTunes to version 11.1 and with this update they have changed the way podcast subscriptions work. In addition to syncing subscriptions across devices via iCloud, iTunes version 11.1 also introduces a new way of managing podcasts. We’re still discovering exactly what that means for the Radio Lingua community,…

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130 million free language lessons delivered

We’re over the moon to learn today that in the past seven years Radio Lingua has delivered over 130 million free language lessons to learners around the world. From our first episode of Coffee Break Spanish back in 2006, right up to our latest Coffee Break French Verb Fix project and the release of Coffee…

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Radio Lingua Update

Over the past few weeks there have been some delays with our Coffee Break German course, the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine and our Coffee Break French Verb Fix course. We’d like to apologise to all our listeners for these delays. As you’re no doubt aware, Radio Lingua is a small, family-run company, and our plans…

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Now accepting payments through WorldPay

We’re delighted to announce that we are now accepting payments through WorldPay, a global leader in payment processing. You can now pay for all Radio Lingua courses with a credit or debit card securely through this newly-added payment system on our site. During our recent Spring Sale, some customers had problems paying through PayPal. In…

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Easter Sale: save 20% on all our courses

Planning a trip to a French, Spanish or German-speaking country this summer? Now is the time to get a head start on your language-learning ahead of your trip. For four days only, from Friday 29th March until Monday 1st April 2013, you can save 20% on all our courses including our award winning Coffee Break…

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Coffee Break French wins European Podcast Award!

We’re delighted to announce that Coffee Break French has won Best Professional Podcast UK in this year’s European Podcast Awards. The shortlist of podcasts for each category was originally generated by listener votes, so we’d like to thank everyone who voted! A jury then considered each of the podcasts on the shortlist and Coffee Break…

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Word of the day update

Our Word of the Day project continues. Every second week we publish one word a day on Facebook and Twitter for our communities of learners of Spanish and French, and we ask these communities to put their language skills into practice by using these words in a sentence. You can post a message on our…

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Send us a voice message!

We’ve added a new feature to our website and Facebook pages: if you have a microphone or webcam connected to your computer, you can leave us a voice message easily by clicking on the “Send us a voice message” on the right hand side of the screen. Please note that for the time being this…

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Radio Lingua’s Mark Pentleton on language-learning

Radio Lingua’s Founder and CEO, Mark Pentleton, was recently interviewed by Farnoosh Brock of the Prolific Living podcast while taking part in New Media Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Farnoosh and Mark talked about language-learning and communication and Mark offered some tips for learners from his experience of teaching languages to learners of all ages…

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Radio Lingua News – 24 Dec 2012

This is a short message from Radio Lingua to update you on developments and to send all of our listeners our warmest wishes for the festive season. First of all, we’ve been extremely busy assembling the various parts of the Coffee Break German course. Coffee Break German will be aimed at complete beginners in the…

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Winter Sale – Huge Savings

Make 2013 the year you learn to speak a new language! We’re offering a special 14% discount on all our courses for the next 14 days, right up until the last minute of 2012! This is your chance to become a premium member and access our hugely popular support materials for our award-winning courses. To…

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Black Friday Sale Weekend – save 30%

Huge savings this weekend only on all Radio Lingua language courses This weekend we’re thanking the Radio Lingua learning community by offering a huge discount on all our courses. This is your chance to become a premium member and access the hugely popular support materials for our award-winning courses. To take advantage of this fantastic…

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