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Episode 15 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this lesson of Coffee Break Spanish we listen to Carmen’s response to the letter of Jesús which we read in the last episode. This provides a further opportunity to look at a different, more formal, style of language which is rich in expressions and grammar points

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Episode 14 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this latest episode of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4 we join María and Rory as they read the first of the love letters they’ve discovered in the attic. We’re immediately transported to 1949 when María’s grandparents were engaged and start to build a picture of what life was like at the time. The text contains a new style of

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Episode 13 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In episode 13 of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4, we hear the continuation of the conversation between María and Rory as they clean the attic ahead of Alejandro’s arrival and discover something which will play an important role in the story moving forward! As usual there are many examples of interesting grammar points and idiomatic expressions in this episode.

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Episode 12 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

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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Episode 11 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In episode 11 of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4, we read María’s diary entry about the latest events in Mallorca. Rory has arranged for his friend Alejandro to stay in Consuelo’s hotel, and we find out about the preparations which Rory must undertake ahead of his arrival. As usual there are many examples of interesting grammar points and idiomatic expressions

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Episode 10 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In episode 10 of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4, María and Rory are looking forward to the future and talking about their studies and their possible plans for further travelling. They also discuss Alejandro’s visit. As usual there are many examples of interesting grammar points and idiomatic expressions in this episode.

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Episode 9 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In the latest episode in our series we eavesdrop on a phone call between Rory and his Argentinian friend Alejandro who is on holiday in Spain and wants to come over to Mallorca to see Rory and to meet María. The episode is rich in idiomatic expressions and interesting grammar points, and you’ll also get the chance to become more

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Episode 8 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this episode we listen to María’s latest diary entry in which she recounts a conversation she has had with her father in which she learns more about the history of her family. As usual the episode is rich in idiomatic expressions and complex grammatical points.

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Episode 7 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In the latest episode of our advanced Spanish course we eavesdrop on a conversation between María and Rory about their plans for a weekend away, visiting the town of Valldemossa. As usual the episode is rich in idiomatic expressions and complex grammatical points.

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Episode 6 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this episode of our advanced Spanish course we listen to María’s latest diary entry in which she reveals an interesting story linked to her family’s past. As usual the episode is rich in idiomatic expressions and complex grammatical points.

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Episode 5 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this episode of our advanced Spanish course we join Rory who is writing an email to María, telling her of the latest goings on in Consuelo’s hotel. As usual the episode is rich in idiomatic expressions and complex grammatical points and Mark and Carmen are on hand to discuss the language used.

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Episode 4 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this latest episode of our advanced Spanish course we join María in her latest diary entry. Rory has just arrived in Mallorca and María tells us of his first day on the island. As usual Mark and Carmen are on hand to discuss the interesting grammar points and idiomatic expressions covered in the text.

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Newsletter Activity 4 – Lo que más me gusta hacer es…

In this activity, we’d like you to answer the question ¿qué es lo que más te gusta hacer los fines de semana? Although the question is relatively straightforward, your answer needs to follow the same construction as the question. You form the response in this way: Lo que más me gusta hacer los fines de semana es + infinitive. For example,

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Episode 3 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

It’s time for another episode of Coffee Break Spanish and in this advanced series you can follow the exploits of María and Rory as they spend the summer together on the island of Mallorca. In this episode we eavesdrop on a conversation between María and Rory on the phone before Rory leaves for Mallorca.

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Episode 2 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

Join Mark and Carmen for the second episode in our series for advanced learners of Spanish and follow the story of María and Rory’s summer on the island of Mallorca. In this episode María writes an email to Rory inviting him to spend the summer working in her Aunt Consuelo’s hotel.

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Episode 1 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

Join Mark and Carmen in this first episode of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4 in which they present the first chapter of our story based around María’s diary entry. In this episode you’ll get to know María and how she has spent time studying in Edinburgh, but is glad to be back on her beloved island of Mallorca for the

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Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 028

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode of the

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Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 027

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode of the

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How this works – Coffee Break Spanish Season 4

We’re about to launch the fourth season of Coffee Break Spanish and in this short podcast episode Mark explains what is involved in this new season. Each lesson in this new course represents a chapter in our story. The chapter is built around a text: this text could be an email or a conversation between two of the characters, or it