Category Archives: Coffee Break Spanish

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Season 1 – Lesson 33 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: In lesson 133 we revisit the language learned in earlier lessons for booking into a hotel. Having arrived in Santiago de la Ribera, Kara takes on the role of “Jane Johnston” who needs to check into the hotel. Please note that lesson 33 of Season 1 was originally known as…

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Season 1 – Lesson 32 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: Mark and Kara have arrived in San Javier airport near Murcia in the east of Spain. In this lesson you’ll listen to a conversation between Mark and the employee at the help desk at San Javier airport as Mark asks for directions to get to the hotel. Please note that…

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Season 1 – Lesson 31 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: Lessons 131-140 were recorded in Spain and feature conversations with native speakers. These lessons will give listeners the opportunity to put the language they’ve been learning to use. In lesson 31 Mark and Kara are in the plane on the way to Spain, and they’re taking the opportunity to review…

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Coffee Break Spanish Step by Step

Since we introduced our new website we’ve been trying out different ways to offer access to our lessons. We’re very pleased to introduce an easy way to access all the lessons with our new Step by Step Guide to Coffee Break Spanish. Each ‘step’ lists ten lessons and includes information on the language and grammar…

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Season 1 – Lesson 30 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: In Lesson 130, Mark and Kara bring you a cultural lesson. You will have the chance to hear some conversations with Spanish football supporters. Please note that lesson 30 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 130 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season…

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Premium iTunes feeds now available for Coffee Break Spanish and Coffee Break French

We’re delighetd to introduce premium iTunes feeds for our members using Coffee Break French and Coffee Break Spanish. This means that anyone who purchases the premium versions of our courses will now be able to use our one-click signup process. Premium feeds have been created for each membership level, so regardless of which membership you’ve…

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Season 1 – Lesson 29 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: In Lesson 129, Mark and Kara talk more about aches and pains and cover more useful language for a visit to a Spanish pharmacy, including symptoms and remedies. They also take a look at demonstrative adjectives as well as antes de and después de + infinitive.  Please note that lesson…

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Season 1 – Lesson 28 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: This week Mark and Kara look at the language required for a visit to the pharmacy or doctor’s. They cover parts of the body and some common remedies. The verb doler is covered, along with tener dolor de + body parts. There’s even a little music for good measure! Please…

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Season 1 – Lesson 27 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: This week Mark and Kara look at dealing with banks and services while travelling. This lesson brings learners to a crucial stage in their language-learning as it concentrates on reusing already learned material and changing individual words in order to expand vocabulary and range of expression.  Please note that lesson…

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Season 1 – Lesson 26 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s edition of Coffee Break Spanish, Mark and Kara continue the shopping theme, this time buying food in the market. Please note that lesson 26 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 126 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons…

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Season 1 – Lesson 25 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s lesson of Coffee Break Spanish, Mark and Kara head to the shops and Kara learns the language required to try on clothes and buy souvenirs. Please note that lesson 25 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 125 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the…

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“Where did all the Coffee Break Spanish lessons go?”

We’ve had quite a number of emails asking us about how to access Coffee Break Spanish lessons beyond those currently in the iTunes feed. We’ve removed these from the feed since we’re currently remastering all the episodes as we publish lessons each week. However, it is still possible to access the original versions of these…

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Season 1 – Lesson 24 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s lesson of Coffee Break Spanish, Mark and Kara introduce the necessary language for staying on a campsite in a Spanish-speaking country, from tent hire to shower blocks! They also cover the alphabet and the variations in certain letters in different parts of the Spanish-speaking world. Please note…

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Season 1 – Lesson 23 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s lesson of Coffee Break Spanish, Mark and Kara continue the topic of hotels. Listeners will learn how to ask for different kinds of rooms, and deal with problems associated with hotel rooms. Please note that lesson 23 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 123 of…

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Season 1 – Lesson 22 – Coffee Break Spanish

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s lesson of Coffee Break Spanish, Mark and Kara talk about booking into hotels and asking for specific types of rooms. Please note that lesson 22 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 122 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as…

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