Category Archives: Coffee Break Spanish Espresso

CBS Espresso 10

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Coming up in this episode: In this final episode of the season, Mark discusses the Sorteo de Navidad, the Spanish Christmas lottery known as El Gordo. In the Subjunctive of the Week segment, Fernanda talks about es bueno que… and our festive Quotation of the Week focuses on a quotation about the Christmas spirit. View the video…

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CBS Espresso 9

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 009

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s Coffee Break Spanish Espresso Mark discusses the verb irse which he saw on a poster in the Spanish town of Málaga. This poster gives us the opportunity to look at the difference between ir and irse. In the Subjunctive of the Week segment, Fernanda introduces us to…

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CBS Espresso 8

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 008

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s Coffee Break Spanish Espresso Mark talks about a notice he photographed in a supermarket parking lot in Mexico. The language featured on the notice gives us an opportunity to look at the future tense, the word durante and some interesting vocabulary. In the Subjunctive of the Week segment,…

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CBS Espresso 7

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 007

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s Coffee Break Spanish Espresso Mark talks about the word por and also looks at feminine nouns which use masculine articles. Fernanda introduces the expression es una lástima que in the Subjunctive of the Week segment, and our quotation focuses on knowledge and how little – or how…

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CBS Espresso 6

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Coming up in this episode: In this week’s Coffee Break Spanish Espresso we’re looking at the verb gustar and how it’s used. Fernanda talks about the expression hasta que and how the subjunctive is used, and our thought-provoking quotation of the week comes from Martin Luther King Jr. View the video episode (members only) Listen…

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CBS Espresso 5

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 005 – Día de los Muertos

Coming up in this episode: In this week’s Coffee Break Spanish Espresso we’re focusing on a cultural aspect: in many Spanish-speaking places around the world this time of year is an important time for remembering friends and relatives who have passed away. In this episode we’ll be looking at some of the traditions – and…

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CBS Espresso 4

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Coming up in this episode: In the latest episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Espresso you’ll learn how to use no with the infinitive to give impersonal commands, Fernanda looks at the subjunctive after quiero que and our Spanish quotation of the week focuses on the theme of giving advice – or not! View the video episode (members only)…

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CBS Espresso 3

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Coming up in this episode: In this first episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Espresso you’ll learn how to us the word ni, Fernanda will help you get to grips with the subjunctive after es importante que, and our Spanish quotation of the week looks at the theme of the fear of danger. View the video episode…

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CBS Espresso 2

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 002

Coming up in this episode: In this first episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Espresso you’ll learn about the expression ser de cine, Fernanda will help you get to grips with the subjunctive after para que, and our Spanish quotation of the week looks at the theme of making the most of each day. View the video…

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CBS Espresso - Episode 1

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 001

Coming up in this episode: In this first episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Espresso you’ll learn about informal command forms (the imperative), Fernanda will help you get to grips with the subjunctive after cuando, and our Spanish quotation of the week looks at the theme of generosity. View the video episode (members only) Listen to…

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CBS Espresso Members

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso – accessing the premium version

About the Premium Version of Coffee Break Spanish Espresso We offer a special premium version of the Coffee Break Spanish Espresso episodes which will help you get more out of the series. This includes the following elements for each episode: Video version of the episode: with our synchronised flashcards you’ll understand the words and phrases…

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