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In the latest episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Espresso you’ll learn how to use no with the infinitive to give impersonal commands, Fernanda looks at the subjunctive after quiero que and our Spanish quotation of the week focuses on the theme of giving advice – or not!

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    2 replies to "Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 004"

    • Robert

      Kudos — love coffee break spanish — but these latest Espresso episodes are next to impossible to locate from the RL site itself — I tried tunneling through. The CBS section but couldn’t locate. There’s so much information on these long-scrolling pages — perhaps have a separate link on the RL site for this new material — this and the quizzes. I only find it when I get an email or kather announcement.

      • radiolingua radiolingua

        Thanks, Robert. If you go to the menu at the top of the page and hover over Free Lessons > Coffee Break Spanish > Espresso you’ll get access to all the Espresso programmes, or simply go to Hope that helps!

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