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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 have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.

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    2 replies to "Season 2 – Lesson 06 – Coffee Break Spanish"

    • Genie

      You guys are great!
      But…please please please do NOT teach temporary/permanent as a difference between estar/ser.
      Mi perro está muerto. pretty darn permanent, no?
      Soy estudiante. This is temporary!!
      Ser: characteristics, professions
      Estar: emotions, conditions, location (except for events)
      I teach high school, and it takes more time for students to UNlearn this!
      THANK YOU!!!

    • Rob Metras

      I remember meeting your team at the new Media Expo in Vegas. This podcast is such a fantastic way to improve your language skills. Thanks for this podcasting gem

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