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Episode 5 (Preview) – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this episode of our advanced Spanish course we join Rory who is writing an email to María, telling her of the latest goings on in Consuelo’s hotel. As usual the episode is rich in idiomatic expressions and complex grammatical points and Mark and Carmen are on hand to discuss the language used. In the…

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Episode 4 (Preview) – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this latest episode of our advanced Spanish course we join María in her latest diary entry. Rory has just arrived in Mallorca and María tells us of his first day on the island. As usual Mark and Carmen are on hand to discuss the interesting grammar points and idiomatic expressions covered in the text.…

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Newsletter Activity 4 – Lo que más me gusta hacer es…

In this activity, we’d like you to answer the question ¿qué es lo que más te gusta hacer los fines de semana? Although the question is relatively straightforward, your answer needs to follow the same construction as the question. You form the response in this way: Lo que más me gusta hacer los fines de semana…

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Episode 3 (Preview) – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

It’s time for another episode of Coffee Break Spanish and in this advanced series you can follow the exploits of María and Rory as they spend the summer together on the island of Mallorca. In this episode we eavesdrop on a conversation between María and Rory on the phone before Rory leaves for Mallorca. In…

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Episode 2 (Preview) – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

Join Mark and Carmen for the second episode in our series for advanced learners of Spanish and follow the story of María and Rory’s summer on the island of Mallorca. In this episode María writes an email to Rory inviting him to spend the summer working in her Aunt Consuelo’s hotel. In the preview episode…

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Episode 1 (Preview) – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

Join Mark and Carmen in this first episode of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4 in which they present the first chapter of our story based around María’s diary entry. In this episode you’ll get to know María and how she has spent time studying in Edinburgh, but is glad to be back on her beloved…

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Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 028

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t…

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Preview Episode – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

Join Mark and Carmen in this preview episode of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4 and learn more about the story, the characters and about what you can expect from this fourth season of our show. Episode one will be published on Wednesday 28th January at 6:00pm UK time. If you’re interested you can go ahead…

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Spanish Challenge 27

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 027

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t…

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How this works – Coffee Break Spanish Season 4

We’re about to launch the fourth season of Coffee Break Spanish and in this short podcast episode Mark explains what is involved in this new season. Each lesson in this new course represents a chapter in our story. The chapter is built around a text: this text could be an email or a conversation between two…

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Spanish Challenge 26

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 026

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t…

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Sneak Preview – Coffee Break Spanish Season 4

Join Mark and Carmen in this sneak preview of the forthcoming season of Coffee Break Spanish. Listen to the episode More information There’s more information about our fourth season of Coffee Break Spanish here. Subscribe links Subscribe in iTunes | RSS Feed | Purchase members’ audio and transcripts Podcast (cbs-podcast): Download (Duration: 1:28 — 2.3MB)

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Spanish Challenge 25

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 025

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t…

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Newsletter Activity 1 – tener que + infintive

Are you familiar with the expression tener que + infinitive? It means “to have to do something”. You simply use a part of the verb tener, follow it with the word que and then add in a verb in its infinitive form.  Por ejemplo: tengo que practicar mi español tengo que comprar la comida tuve que…

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Spanish Challenge 24

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 024

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t…

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