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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

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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

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CBS To Go 2.03 | ¿Cuáles son tus planes para hoy? – What are your plans for today?

In this episode of Coffee Break Spanish To Go, Marina asks the question, ¿Cuáles son tus planes para hoy? (informal) or ¿Cuáles son sus planes para hoy? (formal). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in Spanish. In the first part of the video, watch the interviews without subtitles and try to understand.

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CBS To Go 2.02 | ¿Cuál es tu rutina diaria? – What is your daily routine?

In this episode of Coffee Break Spanish To Go, Marina asks the question, ¿Cuál es tu rutina diaria? (informal) or ¿Cuál es su rutina diaria? (formal). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in Spanish. In the first part of the video, watch the interviews without subtitles and try to understand. In the

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CBS To Go 2.01 | Para ti, ¿es importante viajar? – Is travelling important to you?

In this episode of Coffee Break Spanish To Go, Marina asks the question, Para ti, ¿es importante viajar? (informal) or Para usted, ¿es importante viajar? (formal). You can use the answers of our interviewees to help you answer this question in Spanish. In the first part of the video, watch the interviews without subtitles and try to understand. In the second

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CBS Mag 3.10 | La serie del momento

In this final episode of this season of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine, we discuss the popular Spanish crime television series, La Casa de Papel. In response to listener, John’s question, Fernanda explains how to say “to try” in Spanish, and more specifically, when to use the verb tratar, or the verb intentar. To finish, Anabel explains the meaning behind

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CBS Mag 3.09 | La Gastronomía Mexicana

It’s time for another episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine! We hope you’re hungry as this week’s episode is all about Mexican food. Listener Jorge would like to know more about the phrase el uno al otro and Sofía shares a joke about a much loved Mexican dish.

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CBS Mag 3.08 | El Carnaval de Santa Cruz

Mark, Fernanda and Anabel are back for another episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. This week we’re heading to Tenerife for El Carnaval de Santa Cruz! Listener Iris has a question about the use of the words época and tiempo when talking about time, and Anabel shares a couple of interesting expressions.  

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CBS Mag 3.07 | El encuentro de dos mundos

It’s time for another episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine! In this lesson, we’re discussing a very important day for the Hispanic world, El Día de la Hispanidad. Our listener Namrata would like to know more about the use of the past participle in Spanish and Sofía challenges Mark with a tongue twister!

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CBS Mag 3.06 | Verde que te quiero verde

Fernanda, Anabel and Mark are back for another episode of the Magazine and this time they’re talking about the famous Spanish writer Federico García Lorca. Listener Eric has a question about demonyms and Anabel shares an interesting expression.

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CBS Mag 3.05 | El Canal de Panamá

Join Fernanda, Sofía and Mark in the latest episode of the Magazine as they discuss the story behind the impressive Panama Canal. Listener Jean asks a question about pronunciation and Sofía shares some Panamanian colloquialisms.

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CBS Mag 3.04 | ¡A bailar!

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! We’re starting a new year of Coffee Break Spanish with episode 4 of our third season of the Magazine, and the topic for this week is salsa. Not the kind of salsa you put on your fajitas, but the dance which is popular all over the world. There’s a question from listener Namrata about combining infinitives, and

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CBS Mag 3.03 | Navidad en Madrid

It’s time for a festive episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this lesson, Anabel joins Mark and Fernanda to discuss Navidad en Madrid and together they discuss festive traditions in the Spanish capital. There’s a question from listener Sarah about developing listening skills, and Anabel also shares a useful idiomatic expression which is linked to this time of

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CBS Mag 3.02 | Un viaje exprés por Salamanca

In this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine we’ll be investigating an astronaut and a dragon eating ice cream on the façade of a 17th Century cathedral. There’s only one city in the Spanish-speaking world where you can see such a thing, and that is Salamanca. Join Mark, Fernanda and Anabel for a quick trip to this jewel in

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CBS Mag 3.01 | El fútbol – en el corazón de todos los latinos

In this first episode in our new season of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine, join Fernanda, Sofía and Mark as they discuss a topic close to every Latin American’s heart: el fútbol. There’s a question from listener Lonneke about the different verbs for “to walk”, and Sofía provides us with some useful words and phrases associated with football.

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Coming soon: the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine

Launching on 15 November 2019, the new series of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine will help intermediate learners of Spanish build their understanding of the language and improve their listening skills. Each episode focuses on a text on a topic related to the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries around the world. In each episode there’s also a phone-in question from a

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CBS EM 1.10 | Ronda de Preguntas

¡Ha llegado el fin de la primera temporada de En Marcha! It’s time for one more episode before we wrap up the series and, in this final instalment, it’s time for some questions. While recording En Marcha, we made sure to ask four key questions to almost everybody we interviewed, and this episode brings all of their answers together! Hear

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CBS EM 1.09 | Una Aventura Gastronómica por las Calles de Málaga

¡Es la hora del tapeo! There’s no doubt that trying delicious local delicacies is one of the best things about visiting a new place. In this penultimate episode of Series 1 of En Marcha, Mark and the team head off on a gastronomic adventure around the streets of Málaga. Led by knowledgable guides Jaimie and Susanne from the food tour company Devour