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Coffee Break Conversations

Coffee Break Conversations

A Coffee Break Conversation with French learner Stephen

In this episode of Coffee Break Conversations we’re talking to Stephen, a Coffee Break French learner from California. Stephen explains that even if you’re not able to access native speakers of the language you’re learning, there are still ways in which you create a daily immersive learning experience: “the more ways you can go about exposing yourself to a language,

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A Coffee Break Conversation with Ben Curtis from Notes in Spanish

We’re back with another episode of Coffee Break Conversations, a series in which we talk about life, learning and languages. Last week, we heard the story of Yevgeni, a Coffee Break Spanish learner and, this week, we’re continuing our Spanish theme as we’re speaking to Ben Curtis from the Notes in Spanish podcast. We discuss the importance of making mistakes

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A Coffee Break Conversation with Spanish learner Yevgeni

In this week’s episode of Coffee Break Conversations we’re speaking to Coffee Spanish learner, Yevgeni, from the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia. You’ll hear how Yevgeni’s language learning has become an integrated part of his daily routine, and you may even get the chance to dabble in some Russian and Tatar! For more information about the resources mentioned in the episode,

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A Coffee Break Conversation with Italian learner Nicole

Welcome back to another episode of Coffee Break Conversations! This week, we’re speaking to Coffee Break learner Nicole, from England, whose love of the Italian language began back in 2015 after a trip to Rome. Find out more about Coffee Break Conversations on our website.

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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

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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.   

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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.

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Coffee Break Conversations: Season Preview

Coffee Break Conversations is a new podcast in which we talk about life, learning and languages. Over the past 14 years, Coffee Break Languages podcasts have helped millions of language learners around the world learn French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Swedish and English. In this new podcast we’re going to be having conversations with some of these learners. In