Marseille – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 5

In this week’s episode of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries, Lara and Noah are moving on from Avignon and heading to Marseilles. The Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes on a weekly basis. If you’d like to access lesson notes and a video version which features pauses after each sentence to allow you to … Read More

CBS To Go 2.05 | ¿Qué harás este verano? – What will you do this summer?

In this episode of Coffee Break Spanish To Go, Marina asks the question, ¿qué harás este verano? (informal) or ¿qué hará usted este verano? (formal). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in Spanish. In the second part of the video, we’ve provided subtitles in Spanish at the top of the screen. You can … Read More

A Coffee Break Conversation with polyglot Kris Broholm

Welcome back to our brand-new interview podcast, Coffee Break Conversations, in which we talk about life, learning and languages. This week, we speak to Kris Broholm from the Actual Fluency podcast. Hailing from Denmark, Kris is, in his own words, a “language journalist; a researcher, documenter, and ‘helper’ to empower other language learners”. For more information about Kris’ podcast and … Read More

Chapitre 3 – Tout ça me paraît un peu bizarre…

When an inspector arrives at Max’s apartment, James finds himself being questioned about the incident. Listen to the conversation between James and the inspector in the latest episode of La Vérité éclate toujours. Welcome to our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we’ll be following a chapter of La Vérité éclate toujours, … Read More

Un piacevole imprevisto – Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries Episode 4

Join Giulia and Paolo in the latest episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries as they venture through the beautiful area of Tuscany. This week, find out how a problem on their train to Siena leads to an unexpected afternoon in the Valle del Chianti. Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes weekly from 5th … Read More

CBG To Go 2.04 | Was hast du gestern gemacht? – What did you do yesterday?

In this episode of Coffee Break German To Go, Julia asks the question Was hast du gestern gemacht? (informal) or Was haben Sie gestern gemacht? (formal). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in German. In the first part of the video, watch the interviews without subtitles and try to understand. In the … Read More

Le Pont d’Avignon – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 4

Join Lara and Noah for some virtual travelling as they make their way through the South of France. This week, we’re heading to the city of Avignon. The Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes on a weekly basis. If you’d like to access lesson notes and a video version which features pauses after each sentence … Read More

CBS To Go 2.04 | ¿Qué hiciste ayer? – What did you do yesterday?

In this episode of Coffee Break Spanish To Go, Marina asks the question, ¿qué hiciste ayer? (informal) or ¿qué hizo usted ayer? (formal). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in Spanish. In the second part of the video, we’ve provided subtitles in Spanish at the top of the screen. You can choose … Read More

Meet Martina, Coffee Break French learner

Tell us who you are, where you live, your nationality and how long you’ve been learning a language with us. Australia has been my home for more than 3 decades. I was born in Finland, I lived in Sweden for two years in my teens and in Scotland for 5 years in my 20s. I have officially been learning French … Read More

A Coffee Break Conversation with French learner Katherine

Welcome to the second episode of Coffee Break Conversations! This week, we’re going to turn things around, because we’re speaking to Coffee Break learner Katherine, who has experienced what it’s like to learn French from scratch using Coffee Break content. Katherine tells us how she incorporated her passion for French into her career path.   

CBE 1.10 | Let’s review! – ¡Repasemos!

¡El profesor Mark y la estudiante María están de vuelta con otra lección de Coffee Break English! En este episodio, repasamos lo visto hasta ahora y aprenderemos algo más de vocabulario nuevo.

Les parfums du Sud – Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Episode 3

Welcome back to another episode of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! While it’s not so easy to travel right now, why not do some virtual travelling with us? Join Lara and her boyfriend Noah as they leave Bordeaux and make their way to Aix-en-Provence for some new adventures. The Travel Diaries is published in one season of ten episodes … Read More

Meet the team: Hanna

Hej! My name is Hanna and I joined Coffee Break in 2019. I am doing the Coffee Break Swedish podcast with Mark. I’ve been teaching adults and children Swedish for the last 10 years, since I moved to Scotland. I teach Swedish at the Centre for Open Studies at Glasgow University. What experience have you had speaking and learning other … Read More

A Coffee Break Conversation with Francesca from Coffee Break Italian

In Coffee Break Conversations we talk about life, learning and languages, and in this video episode Mark talks to Coffee Break Italian host Francesca. Francesca talks about her experience learning and teaching languages, and has an important message for listeners: sbagliando s’impara: you learn by making mistakes.

Chapitre 2 – Il n’y a plus une seconde à perdre

When James manages to get into Max’s apartment he is perturbed by what he finds there. Listen to this week’s episode of La Vérité éclate toujours to find out exactly what happens. Welcome to the second episode of our new podcast for advanced French learners. In each episode of the story, published fortnightly, we’ll be following a chapter of La … Read More