Category Archives: Coffee Break Italian

CBI 1-13 | Visiting an Italian restaurant

In this episode you’ll take what you’ve learned so far about ordering food a step further. You’ll learn to deal with dietary requirements and other situations encountered in a restaurant. You’ll also learn about the infinitive of Italian verbs and how you can use this to express a variety of concepts such as talking about what…

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CBI 1-12 | Ordering food in Italian

In this lesson of Coffee Break Italian you’ll learn how to talk about food in Italian. You’ll also learn more about how to use the indefinite article (the word for “a”) and the definite article (the word for “the”) in Italian. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as are all the main…

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CBI Complimenti

CBI 1-11B | Coffee Break Italian Competition Results

Well done to everyone who took part in our competition. We’ve chosen some of our favourite entries and compiled them into a special show. Listen at the links below. Special congratulations to Dan Dosch, who wins an Amazon Kindle Voyage. Complimenti a tutti! Listen to the show Listen to the special edition of Coffee Break Italian…

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CBI Lesson 11

CBI 1-11 | Ordering drinks in Italian

It’s time for a new lesson of Italian. Join teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca in lesson 11 in our series and learn to order drinks in an Italian café. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as are all the main audio lessons of Coffee Break Italian. Use the audio…

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CBI Win a Kindle Voyage

CBI 1-10B | Coffee Break Italian Competition

Salve a tutti! It’s time to put into practice what you’ve learned so far in Coffee Break Italian – and you can win a fantastic prize by doing so! What we’d like you to do is leave us a voicemail in Italian. Please note that this competition runs from April 10th – 24th 2015. UPDATE, 25…

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CBI Lesson 10

CBI 1-10 | Lessons 1-10 Review

Join native speaker Francesca, learner Katie and teacher Mark in this latest lesson of our series for beginners in Italian. It’s time to test your understanding of everything we’ve learned so far in the series in this review episode. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as are all the main audio lessons of…

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CBI Lesson 9

CBI 1-09 | Language problems and talking about which languages you speak

Join native speaker Francesca, learner Katie and teacher Mark in this latest lesson of our series for beginners in Italian. In this episode we’re talking about language problems: saying which languages you speak and solving problems when you don’t understand what people are saying to you. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as…

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CBI Lesson 8

CBI 1-08 | Talking about what there is to do in the town in Italian

Join native speaker Francesca, learner Katie and teacher Mark in this latest lesson of our series for beginners in Italian. In this lesson we’re learning more useful language for getting around in the town and we’ll also be looking at some simple aspects of Italian grammar. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free,…

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CBI Lesson 7

CBI 1-07 | Asking for directions in Italian

Join native speaker Francesca, learner Katie and teacher Mark in this latest lesson of our series for beginners in Italian. In this lesson you’ll learn to ask for directions in the town and understand some simple answers. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as are all the main audio lessons of Coffee…

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CBI Lesson 6

CBI 1-06 | More about family, counting and phone numbers in Italian

Join native speaker Francesca, learner Katie and teacher Mark in this latest lesson of our series for beginners in Italian. In this lesson you’ll learn to talk more about your family, and you’ll learn the numbers from zero to ten, allowing you to talk about phone numbers in Italian. Listen to the episode The audio…

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CBI Lesson 5

CBI 1-05 | Talking about your family in Italian

Join teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca in the latest lesson of our series for beginners in Italian. In this lesson you’ll learn to introduce members of your family and give their names. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as are all the main audio lessons of Coffee Break Italian.…

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CBI 1-04 | Talking about where you live in Italian

Join teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca in this fourth lesson of Coffee Break Italian. In this lesson you’ll extend your range of expression and learn to talk about where you live. You’ll also learn the names of a number of countries. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as are all…

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CBI 1-03 | Talking about where you come from in Italian

Join teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca in this third lesson of Coffee Break Italian. In this lesson you’ll learn to say where you’re from, to talk about nationalities and lots more. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as are all the main audio lessons of Coffee Break Italian. Use…

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CBI 1-02 | Greetings in Italian

Join Mark, Katie and Francesca in the latest lesson of Coffee Break Italian. In this lesson you’ll learn to greet people at different times of the day. You’ll also learn to introduce yourself and ask the question “what is your name?” Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free, as are all the main audio…

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CBI Lesson 101

CBI 1-01 | Saying ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ in Italian

Take your first steps in learning Italian with teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca. In this lesson you’ll learn to say “hello” and ask the question “how are you?” You’ll also learn some appropriate answers for this question, and discover more about Italian culture. Listen to the episode The audio lesson is free,…

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