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Episode 21 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

We’re back with a new episode of Coffee Break Spanish, catching up with our story featuring Scottish student Rory who’s spending the summer in Mallorca with his Spanish girlfriend María and their friend Alejandro. Things have moved on, and María is now keen to be involved in the plan to search for sunken treasure, revealing a surprise to Rory about

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Episode 20 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this lesson we join María for a diary entry in which she talks about Rory’s plans to go searching for the sunken treasure. The dialogue features many complex grammar points and interesting idiomatic expressions, and these are discussed by our hosts.

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Episode 19 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

Alejandro has arrived on the island of Mallorca and in this episode we join Rory as he goes to meet his friend at the airport. They catch up while waiting for María to pick them up, and Rory tells Alejandro his exciting news about the mysterious treasure. As usual, the episode is rich in grammar points and idiomatic expressions, and

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Episode 18 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this lesson we join María and Rory as they discuss the letters between Carmen and Jesús which they found in the attic. The dialogue features many complex grammar points and interesting idiomatic expressions, and these are discussed by our hosts.

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Episode 17 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In the latest lesson of our course, we join Carmen and read her letter which includes further details of the dramatic events which occurred in the Bay of Portals in 1949. As usual the text features many complex grammar points and interesting idiomatic expressions, and these are discussed by our hosts.

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Episode 16 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this lesson of Coffee Break Spanish we listen to the response from Jesús to Carmen’s latest email. As usual the episode is rich in idiomatic expressions and complex grammar points. Mark and Carmen are on hand to discuss the Spanish used in this episode.

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Celebrating 9 years of Radio Lingua

Nine years ago today we published the first episode of Coffee Break Spanish. Since then we’ve gone on to publish courses in 27 languages, and we’ve delivered over 160 million language lessons to learners around the world. Some of the team have spent this weekend in London at the Language Show where we’ve been meeting thousands of language lovers, among them many members of

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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,