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Season 2 – Lesson 25 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 25 you’ll solve the mystery of “qui” or “que”. Please note that lesson 25 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 65 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners. Accessing the…

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Season 2 – Lesson 24 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 24 you’ll find out exactly why Prince Philip changes his wig frequently… or at least when the imperfect tense is used in French! Please note that lesson 24 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 64 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each…

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Season 2 – Lesson 23 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 23 we take a further look at the imperfect tense, this time looking at the formation of -re and -ir verbs. We also consider some verbs with slightly different patterns and the only verb with an irregular stem in the imperfect tense: être. Please note that lesson 23…

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Season 2 – Lesson 22 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In this week’s lesson we look at another tense used to talk about the past: the imperfect tense. We learn how to construct it and look at one of the situations in which the imperfect is used. Please note that lesson 22 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson…

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Season 2 – Lesson 21 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: Lesson 21 marks the beginning of Level 2b of Coffee Break French. In this week’s lesson we look at two tiny pronouns which can cause some confusion for French learners: y and en. Please note that lesson 21 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 61 of Coffee Break…

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Season 2 – Lesson 20 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 20 we check whether Anna has done her homework by taking a look at her diary entry using avoir verbs, être verbs and reflexive verbs. In doing so, we review everything we have covered in Lessons 29-21. Please note that lesson 20 of Season 2 was originally known…

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Season 2 – Lesson 19 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: This week we look at demonstrative adjectives: different ways of saying “this”, “these”, “that” and “those”. We will also have the chance to practice the perfect tense. Please note that lesson 19 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 59 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons…

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Season 2 – Lesson 18 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 18 we take our knowledge of the perfect tense a stage further by looking at reflexive verbs. Please note that lesson 18 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 58 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make…

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Season 2 – Lesson 17- Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 17 we look at the other verbs that take ‘être’ as their auxiliary verb in the perfect tense and we consider a way to remember them. Please note that lesson 17 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 57 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the…

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Season 2 – Lesson 16 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In this week’s lesson we look at two verbs which take ‘être’ as their auxiliary verb in the perfect tense, instead of ‘avoir.’  Please note that lesson 16 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 56 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as…

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Season 2 – Lesson 15 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 15, we take a look at some verbs which have irregular past participles and are therefore irregular in the perfect tense. Please note that lesson 15 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 55 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as…

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Season 2 – Lesson 14 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In this week’s lesson we continue looking at the perfect tense, this time using regular -re and -ir verbs. We also think about the different uses of the perfect tense. Please note that lesson 14 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 54 of Coffee Break French. We have…

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Season 2 – Lesson 13 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 13 we introduce the perfect tense of regular -er verbs. Please note that lesson 13 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 53 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners. Accessing…

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Season 2 – Lesson 12 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 12 we take a look at the negative form of the immediate future tense. We also look at the different ways to say “some” in French, also known as the partitive article. Please note that lesson 12 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 52 of Coffee…

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Season 2 – Lesson 11 – Coffee Break French

Coming up in this lesson: In Lesson 11, we learn how to say “going to do something” in French. This is a useful way of talking about the immediate future. Please note that lesson 11 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 51 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each…

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