In episode 12 of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4, we listen in on a conversation between Rory and María. Rory has been cleaning the attic in Consuelo’s hotel in preparation for Alejandro’s arrival and he’s not having much fun. María arrives to help. As usual there are many examples of interesting grammar points and idiomatic expressions in this episode.

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    5 replies to "Episode 12 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish"

    • Stuart Robertson

      Another great episode with lots of new material, at least for me. One thing that puzzled me at first was ” me sabe mal ” This did not seem to make much sense until, after a bit of research, i realised it was not ” saber ” to know, but ” saber” , to taste.

      • radiolingua radiolingua

        Stuart, you’re quite right. “Me sabe mal” does indeed reference the user of “saber” as “to taste”. Mark is going to pick up on this in a future episode of CBS.

    • Lupo

      Hola Marc,
      estoy escuchando este podcast desde hace unas semanas. Me gusta y ayuda un monton. Muchas gracias y siguid por favor!

      Muchos saludos

    • Michael

      Espera un momentito. Escuché mal o Carmen te ha corregido tu pronunciación de Andalusía? 🙂

      • radiolingua radiolingua

        Mark ha dicho Andalucía y Carmen ha repetido, nada más…

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