Join Mark and Carmen in this first episode of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4 in which they present the first chapter of our story based around María’s diary entry. In this episode you’ll get to know María and how she has spent time studying in Edinburgh, but is glad to be back on her beloved island of Mallorca for the summer. You’ll also find out about Rory, her boyfriend, and you’ll learn how they met. This episode is full of interesting idiomatic expressions and complex grammar points.
In the preview episode available here on the Radio Lingua site, on iTunes and on Soundcloud, you’ll be able to listen to Carmen and Mark’s introduction, to the core text of this episode, and to the summary in English of what happens in the text. For a full analysis of the text and in-depth discussion of the words and phrases contained in the episode, you can subscribe to our premium version. For further information, please see below.
Accessing the Premium Version
The premium version of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4 provides additional materials which will help you move forward more effectively with your advanced studies of Spanish. The premium version includes the following elements:
- full-length audio episode: in each episode Mark and Carmen discuss the language covered in each text in depth, providing further examples and testing you on your understanding;
- transcript: a full transcript of the entire episode including notes on complex language and grammar points;
- bonus audio episode: test yourself on the key constructions included in the audio episode with this bonus audio translation exercise.
- Season 4: Lessons 1-40
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