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Live Lessons Update – and celebrating our 14th birthday

Coffee Break Spanish was launched on 18th October 2006 so we’re celebrating our 14th birthday today, and we’ve marked the day with a live broadcast updating the Coffee Break Community with our latest podcasts, video courses and live lessons. We’ve published the schedule for our live lessons from October until December 2020. Click on the

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A special thank you to Coffee Break podcast listeners on International Podcast Day

Every 30th September, the podcasting world comes together to celebrate podcasting on International Podcast Day. We’re celebrating today by saying thank you to the Coffee Break community in this special podcast episode. International Podcast Day aims to raise awareness about podcasts and gives podcast creators and listeners a chance to celebrate the medium and the podcast

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Join the Coffee Break Choir

We’re bringing together the Coffee Break Community from around the world for a one-off creative event. Right now we believe that spreading some love around the world is important, so we’ve chosen the Nat King Cole song L-O-V-E, which just happens to have versions in French, German, Spanish and Italian as well as the original

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Free Language Resources for Learning at Home

Throughout the world the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is being felt and here at Radio Lingua we are aware that schools are closing. In an attempt to help parents, carers, teachers and learners to minimise disruption, we have gathered a collection of our free resources for primary and secondary on a single page which can

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The Coffee Break Catch-Up – February 2020

Join Coffee Break founder and CEO Mark Pentleton for this month’s Coffee Break Catch-Up in which we update you on all things Coffee Break, from our latest podcast episodes and videos to what’s been happening on our social profiles. Coming up in this edition: the latest episodes of our Coffee Break German and Spanish Magazines;

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A Festive Edition of the Coffee Break Catch-Up

Join Mark and Pierre-Benoît for the final Catch-Up of the year in which they update you on all things Coffee Break and discuss festive traditions in different countries, including the famous Catalan caga tió, the “pooing log”!

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The Coffee Break Catch-Up: 5 December 2019

Join Coffee Break founder and CEO Mark Pentleton for our weekly live broadcast in which we update you on all things Coffee Break, from our latest podcast episodes and videos to what’s been happening on our social profiles. Coming up in this edition: the latest episodes of our Coffee Break German and Spanish Magazines; news

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New Coffee Break Languages and much more

Here’s a roundup of all the news from our special event held on Friday 8th November. If you’ve not yet watched the live video, you can do so here: The Coffee Break Spanish Magazine We’re adding a new Coffee Break Spanish Magazine series to the podcast feed and the Coffee Break Academy. In each episode

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A peak behind the scenes of our ABBA-inspired campaign

It’s no secret that here at Coffee Break Languages we’re all ABBA fans, so when we were planning our special event which included the announcement of Coffee Break Swedish, we felt it was only appropriate to include a few references to ABBA. Some of these were fairly obvious, taken from the most popular ABBA songs,

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Introducing Coffee Break Swedish

We’re delighted to introduce our 7th Coffee Break language course. From January 2020 you can learn Swedish with Hanna, our native-speaker teacher and Emma our Swedish cultural correspondent. The Coffee Break Swedish course will follow the same structure as our previous language courses, and you’ll develop your confidence in the language and learn to communicate

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Introducing Coffee Break English

For over 10 years we’ve helped English speakers learn Spanish and now it’s time to help Spanish speakers learn English! With Coffee Break English for Spanish speakers we’ll be teaching the absolute basics of the English language. If you’re interested in finding out more about Coffee Break English, enter your details below. Con nuestros podcasts

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The Coffee Break Catch-Up: 24 October 2019

It’s time for our weekly live broadcast in which we update you on all things Coffee Break, from our latest podcast episodes and videos to what’s been happening on our social profiles. This week our Talking Point is TV series for language learners: if you have a favourite Netflix show, let us know in the

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The Coffee Break Catch-Up: 17 October 2019

Join us for our weekly live broadcast in which we update you on all things Coffee Break, from our latest podcast episodes and videos to what’s been happening on our social profiles. This week our Talking Point is language podcasts: what are your favourite podcasts (other than Coffee Break!)? Coming up in this edition: the

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Behind the Scenes: the new Coffee Break Video Studio

Over the past few weeks we’ve been building our new video studio, the Coffee Break “Kitchen”, where we’re going to be filming lots of new Coffee Break videos for language-learners. These mini language lessons will help you build your knowledge, develop your vocabulary, and increase your understanding of grammar. We wanted to design a place

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The Coffee Break Catch-Up: 3 October 2019

It’s time for another Coffee Break Catch-Up. In addition to sharing the latest news from Coffee Break Languages, we’re also talking about inspirational teachers, in honour of World Teacher Day, coming up this weekend. In this edition: the latest episodes of our Coffee Break French, German and Italian Magazines; Tune for Tuesday and Question of

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The Coffee Break Catch-Up: 19 September 2019

It’s time for another Coffee Break Catch-up in which we update you on our latest podcast episodes, blog articles and videos. This week we’re also featuring a discussion on the topic of motivation in language learning, with some contributions from the whole Coffee Break team! In this edition: updates on the latest episodes of the

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The Coffee Break Catch-Up: Italian Special – 12 September 2019

Join Coffee Break Founder and CEO Mark and Coffee Break Italian host Francesca for a special edition of the Coffee Break Catch-Up. In addition to updates on the latest podcast episodes and videos, Francesca answers listeners’ questions live on the show. In this edition: our brand new video studio; updates on our latest Coffee Break

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The Coffee Break Catch-up: 5 September 2019

It’s time for another Coffee Break Catch-up in which we update you on our latest podcast episodes, blog articles and videos. This week we’re also featuring a discussion on how to learn two languages at the same time and the members of the Coffee Break team shares their wisdom! In this edition: updates on the

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The Coffee Break Catch-Up: French Special – 29 August 2019

Join Coffee Break Founder and CEO Mark and Coffee Break French host Pierre-Benoît for a special edition of the Coffee Break Catch-Up. In addition to updates on the latest podcast episodes and videos, Pierre-Benoît answers listeners’ questions live on the show. In this edition: updates on the return of the Coffee Break Magazine podcasts for

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The Coffee Break Catch-up: 22 August 2019

Join Coffee Break Founder and CEO Mark for the first in a new season of our weekly Coffee Break Catch-up 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: