The Coffee Break Catch-up: 20 June 2019

Join Coffee Break Founder and CEO Mark for this week’s Coffee Break Catch-up, our weekly show in which we update you on our latest podcast episodes, blog articles and videos. There are discussions on language learning, and a round-up of some of the cultural events happening around the world. In this edition: updates on the latest episodes of Coffee Break … Read More

CBI Mag 1.04 | Leggiamo un po’

In this episode Francesca and Mark discuss one of Italy’s most famous authors, Italo Calvino. Calvino’s work can be read on many levels, and as a result of the type of language used, his books are very accessible for learners of Italian. In our Q&A segment, Francesca explains the difference between stare and essere.

The Coffee Break Catch-up: 13 June 2019

Join Coffee Break Founder and CEO Mark for this week’s edition of the Coffee Break Catch-up, our weekly show in which we’ll update you on all things Coffee Break Languages. There are discussions on language learning, and a roundup of some of the cultural events happening around the world. In this edition: updates on our latest episodes of the En … Read More

CBF Mag 1.03 | La Belle et la Bête

In this episode of the Coffee Break French Magazine we’re taking a trip to the movies to see one of the all time classics of French cinema, Jean Cocteau’s La Belle et la Bête. You’ll learn more about the film and about the work of Cocteau, and there’s an interesting listener’s question about how to translate “to look like” and … Read More

The Coffee Break Catch-up: 6 June 2019

Join Coffee Break Founder and CEO Mark for this week’s edition of the Coffee Break Catch-up, our weekly show in which we’ll update you on all things Coffee Break Languages. There are discussions on language learning, and a roundup of some of the cultural events happening around the world. In this edition: Updates on our latest episodes of the Coffee … Read More

CBI Mag 1.03 | La Comunità Walser

In episode 3 of the Coffee Break Italian Magazine we’re heading to the north of Italy to find out more about the Walser Community. In addition we’ll be looking at the best way to move from using Lei to using tu when you’re getting to know someone.

The Coffee Break Catch-up: 30 May 2019

We have a special edition of the Coffee Break Catch-up this week which was recorded live in Milan, Italy. Join Mark and Francesca who are filming some future Coffee Break Italian content. We’ll be telling you more about this in this edition, along with our usual collection of information about the latest Coffee Break episodes and cultural events around the … Read More

CBF Mag 1.02 | Saint Exupéry

In Episode 2 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break French Magazine, we discuss the French author and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of Le Petit Prince. In the Q&A section, Mark discusses the difference between the imperfect and perfect tenses in response to Keith’s question. In each episode of this 10-lesson season for intermediate learners, you can build your … Read More

CBS EM 1.08 | Málaga: Transformación Cultural

What springs to mind when you think of the city of Málaga? Until recently, it may have been the great weather and the beaches. But nowadays, the city has shaken off the dated image of sol y playa, and is establishing itself as one of Spain’s main cultural hubs. In this episode, through a series of interviews with local professionals, … Read More

CBI Mag 1.02 | Il Gargano – la Perla della Puglia

In this episode we’re heading south to the region of Puglia and, more specifically, to the area known as Il Gargano. Known for its crystalline waters and golden beaches, there is much to see and do in Il Gargano. Find out more in the episode. Francesca and Mark also have some advice on how to learn vocabulary, based on Tricia’s … Read More

CBF Mag 1.01 | La Raclette

The Coffee Break French team is back with a new series, the Coffee Break French Magazine. In each episode of this 10-lesson season for intermediate learners, you can build your vocabulary, increase your understanding of grammar and learn to use the French language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at learners who have completed at leats Seasons … Read More

The Coffee Break Catch-up: 9 May 2019

Join Coffee Break Founder and CEO Mark for the latest edition of the Coffee Break Catch-up, our new weekly show in which we’ll update you on all things Coffee Break Languages. There are discussions on language learning, and a roundup of some of the cultural events happening around the world. In this edition: further information about our forthcoming launch of … Read More

CBI Mag 1.01 | La Bocca della Verità

The Coffee Break Italian team is back with a new series, the Coffee Break Italian Magazine. In each episode of this 10-lesson season for intermediate learners you can build your vocabulary, increase your understanding of grammar and learn to use the Italian language in a more natural way. This series follows on from Seasons 1 and 2 of Coffee Break … Read More

The Coffee Break Catch-up: 2 May 2019

Join Coffee Break Founder and CEO Mark for the inaugural edition of the Coffee Break Catch-up, our new weekly show in which we’ll update you on all things Coffee Break Languages. There are discussions on language learning, and a roundup of some of the cultural events happening around the world. In this edition: Mark announces the new Coffee Break Italian … Read More

A Postcard for Language-learners from San Diego

You can’t always travel to the country where the language you’re learning is spoken, but whether you’re at home, or travelling in an English-speaking country, it’s still possible to be inspired in your language learning by what’s around you. In this video, Coffee Break host and teacher Mark sends a Coffee Break Postcard for Language Learners from the sunny city … Read More

Easter Giveaway Winners – and some news

We’ve just hosted a live video session in which we announced the four lucky winners of our Easter Giveaway. We’ll be contacting the winners by email and we’d like to thank everyone who took part. Please watch the full video broadcast as you’ll pick up some interesting information about some forthcoming dates and projects… If you’d rather watch on Facebook, … Read More