Season 1 – Lesson 01 – Coffee Break French

Welcome to the very first episode of Coffee Break French! To kick start the series we’re starting with the basics as we’re teaching you how to ask people how they’re feeling. You’ll also learn how to respond to this question in a number of ways.

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65 Comments on “Season 1 – Lesson 01 – Coffee Break French”

  1. Hello! I just love the podcasts! I’ve been traveling all around the world listening to you guys. I think now it might be the time to take a step forward. But first I would like to know if Amazon’s 4 lessons packs offer the same benefits as buying from the website. Thank you and a big hi from Brazil!

    1. Obrigado, Henrique! The Amazon lesson packs are made up of the lesson notes for groups of five lessons. If you buy on our site you get access to the lesson notes, bonus audio and our ‘synchronised flashcards’ which allow you to see the words and phrases on the screen of your iOS device while listening. Hope that helps.

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  3. I love coffee break french! I found it on i tunes just a few months ago and I am totally addicted… I’ve also told all my friends about it! Mark and Ana are just great, congratulations for such an useful tool. Ps. The only downside is Ana’s mis pronunciating the words parler and soleil… Hahahaha.

  4. Hi Anna and Mark

    Im a beginner and your job is very good…during my journey until my job im always “drinking” my french coffee with you….and the better of that is because I improve my english also….

    Best Regards

    Antonio Sergio (brazilian living in Portugal)

  5. I love Mark’s personality and would love to have coffee and practice my French with him. So cheery and patient. I’m walking around cleaning my house and talking to the couch, the vacuum, the pillows… “et toi? commet t’appelle TU?” Such a great podcast. THANK YOU

  6. I purchased Season 2 (awhile ago) but can no longer access it.
    Can you explain the problem. I was under the impression that it didn’t run out.

    1. Hi Jackie. Please contact us by email support [at] radiolingua [dot] com and we’ll help you get access to the materials you previously purchased.

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