Category Archives: Coffee Break Spanish

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Season 2 – Lesson 17 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: It’s time to put into practice what you’ve been learning about the preterite tense. In this week’s episode Mark challenges Kara to an identity quiz using lots of preterite tenses to describe the lives of the mystery personalities. Please note that lesson 17 of Season 2 was originally known as…

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Season 2 – Lesson 16 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: More preterite tenses this week: it’s now time to look at reflexive verbs and verbs which have spelling changes (“radical-changing verbs”) in the preterite tense. Please note that lesson 16 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 216 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each…

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¡Campeones! Sale extended on all Spanish courses!

¡Enhorabuena, España! To celebrate Spain winning the World Cup we’re extending our sale on our Spanish courses until Wednesday 14th July. To benefit from this special offer and get 20% off our Spanish courses including Coffee Break Spanish, Show Time Spanish, TwitterLearn Spanish, and News Time Spanish, simply use coupon code campeones at check-out.

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Season 2 – Lesson 15 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: We’ll be continuing our study of the preterite tense in this week’s lesson and it’s time to take a look at some irregular verbs: hacer, ir, ver and dar in the preterite, so that you can talk about what you did, where you went, what you saw and more in…

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Season 2 – Lesson 14 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: This week’s episode of Coffee Break Spanish looks further at the preterite tense which is used to relate events in the past. Listeners should be aware that this episode was originally released in February 2008 and therefore mentions Valentine’s Day. We hope this doesn’t spoil your enjoyment of the episode!…

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Season 2 – Lesson 13 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: In episode 13 of Coffee Break Spanish we introduce the preterite tense which is used to talk about things in the past. Please note that lesson 13 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 213 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons…

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Season 2 – Lesson 12 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: In episode 12 of Coffee Break Spanish we’ll review all the verbs which we’ve been learning over the past few months. Please note that lesson 12 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 212 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40…

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Introducing News Time Spanish

So, you’ve been learning Spanish with Coffee Break Spanish, and perhaps you’ve been extending your knowledge with Show Time Spanish. Today we’re delighted to introduce a new show to help you build your vocabulary and develop your listening skills even further. News Time Spanish is a new weekly show from the Radio Lingua Network aimed at intermediate…

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Season 2 – Lesson 11 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: In episode 11 of Coffee Break Spanish we learn how to say what you’re going to do in the future. In Spanish you use the verb ir combined with a and an infinitive. The lesson explains all you need to know and provides useful examples! This episode was originally released in…

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Production Schedule update

We would like to update all our listeners on our production schedule. We’ve been exceptionally busy over the past few weeks with Radio Lingua Schools work and our on-going publication of Coffee Break Spanish and Coffee Break French has suffered. We have three more episodes of Coffee Break French to record and release before the…

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Season 2 – Lesson 10 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: In episode 10 of Coffee Break Spanish we’re putting what we’ve learned in recent weeks about descriptions to the test with an identity game. Please note that lesson 10 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 210 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season…

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Season 2 – Lesson 09 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: This week on Coffee Break Spanish we’re taking a further look at adjectives and we’ll be doing more practice using adjectives and making them agree with the word they describe. We’ll also take a look at describing people, including talking about hair and eyes. Please note that lesson 09 of…

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Season 2 – Lesson 08 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: An easy way of extending your range of language is by using adjectives, and this lesson of Coffee Break Spanish looks at adjectives in detail. In Spanish adjectives have to “agree” with the word they describe and you’ll learn the rules of adjective agreements. Please note that lesson 08 of…

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Season 2 – Lesson 07 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: In lesson 7 it’s time to take a look at radical changing verbs, verbs which have some regular spelling changes in certain parts of the verb. Once you get used to these patterns you’ll be conjugating verbs like querer, pensar, poder and volver without a problem! Please note that lesson…

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Season 2 – Lesson 06 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this lesson: In lesson 6 Mark and Kara look at the difference between ser and estar, the two verbs which mean ‘to be’ in Spanish, and a grammar point learners often find difficult. Please note that lesson 06 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 206 of Coffee Break Spanish. We…

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