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Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 204

Welcome to this latest edition of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this episode: Alba asks, ¿cómo te describiría tu mejor amigo o amiga? – how would your best friend describe you? Mark joins Fernanda on a virtual tour of Machu Picchu in Peru; and JP and Nahyeli answer a question from listener Ezgi who is curious about how best

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 203

After a short delay we’re back with a new episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this episode: Alba asks, ¿qué es lo primero que has pensado esta mañana? – what was the first thing you thought about this morning? Mark joins Fernanda on a virtual tour of Easter Island; and JP and Nahyeli answer a question from listener

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Update

Based on listener feedback, we have decided to add the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine free episodes to the main Coffee Break Spanish feed to ensure that our Coffee Break Spanish community is not missing the episodes. From now on, anyone subscribed to Coffee Break Spanish in iTunes or on any other podcast app or aggregator will automatically pick up the

Spanish WOTD Review – 8 March 2013

Apologies for the delayed publication of this episode which is due to a technical problem we’ve had with the site over the past week. We’ve been publishing a daily word on Facebook and Twitter and each day we’ve asked our Facebook friends and Twitter followers to post a comment using the word of the day, thereby practising their language skills.

Spanish WOTD Review – 20 Feb 2013

We’ve been publishing a daily word on Facebook and Twitter and each day we’ve asked our Facebook friends and Twitter followers to post a comment using the word of the day, thereby practising their language skills. Last week our theme was love, in honour of St Valentine’s Day, and as usual the Radio Lingua community has come up with some

Send us a voice message!

We’ve added a new feature to our website and Facebook pages: if you have a microphone or webcam connected to your computer, you can leave us a voice message easily by clicking on the “Send us a voice message” on the right hand side of the screen. Please note that for the time being this feature does not work on

Spanish WOTD Review – 9 Feb 2013

We’ve been publishing a daily word on Facebook and Twitter and each day we’ve asked our Facebook friends and Twitter followers to post a comment using the word of the day, thereby practising their language skills. This week we’ve been talking about buying things and as usual the Radio Lingua community has come up with some excellent examples of this

Introducing Q&A Spanish

If you’re a long-standing Coffee Break Spanish listener did you know that we also have another show for Spanish learners? In Q&A Spanish our resident Spanish language experts, JP and Nahyeli, answer questions from our listeners. This special introductory episode for Coffee Break Spanish listeners will explain how to access the Q&A Spanish course. In order to access all Q&A

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Episode 102

This is the second episode of our Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this edition: Laura introduces us to the expression por si las moscas; JP and Nahyeli answer Steve’s question about using the verb fingir, meaning “to pretend” and in our interviews, Alba asks ¿Qué es para ti un buen profesor?

Spanish WOTD Review, 19 Sep 2012

We’ve been publishing a daily word on Facebook and Twitter and each day we’ve asked our Facebook friends and Twitter followers to post a comment using the word of the day, thereby practising their language skills. This week we’ve been talking about the weather and as usual the Radio Lingua community has come up with some excellent examples of this

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Update

Last month we announced our forthcoming Coffee Break Spanish Magazine and we’re pleased to bring you confirmation of the exact launch date. The pilot episode will be released on Wednesday 26th September and this first season of the CBS Magazine will run from 3rd October for ten weeks. In each episode you can look forward to lots of engaging language

Spanish WOTD Review, 9 Sep 2012

We’ve been publishing a daily word on Facebook and Twitter and each day we’ve asked our Facebook friends and Twitter followers to post a comment using the word of the day, thereby practising their language skills. This week we’ve had a culinary theme and the Radio Lingua community has come up with some excellent examples of this week’s words: tapas,

Spanish WOTD Review, 2 Sep 2012

We’ve been publishing a daily word on Facebook and Twitter and each day we’ve asked our Facebook friends and Twitter followers to post a comment using the word of the day, thereby practising their language skills. Well done to everyone who has taken part this week, using this week’s words in a sentence: el mar, bucear, tomar el sol, viajar,

Join the conversation with Word of the Day

Be part of the Radio Lingua Network’s latest project by contributing to our Word of the Day project! Each day we’re publishing a word of the day on Twitter and Facebook and we’re inviting you to try using this word in a sentence. Whether you’ve just started learning the language, or you’re an experienced learner you’ll be able to try

Spanish WOTD Review, 25 Aug 2012

Over the past week we’ve been publishing a daily word on Facebook and Twitter and each day we’ve asked our Facebook friends and Twitter followers to post a comment using the word of the day, thereby practising their language skills. We’ve been overwhelmed with the excellent response from the our friends and followers and we’ve decided to feature the work

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Season 3 – Lesson 40 – Coffee Break Spanish

The final episode in the third series of Coffee Break Spanish includes episode eight of our soap Verano Español. Just what will Laura say to Ángel and Fiona after discovering them together? And will Ramón finally have the courage to tell Laura how he feels? Find out in the long-awaited final instalment of the telenovela. Please note that lesson 40

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Season 3 – Lesson 39 – Coffee Break Spanish

We’re delighted to be joined once more by Alba in this special episode of Coffee Break Spanish. It’s the last ‘normal’ episode in the series: next week we’ll have the eighth and final instalment of Verano Español. We find out what Alba has been doing since before the summer and Mark takes the opportunity to test listeners on some of

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Season 3 – Lesson 38 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this episode Mark is joined by Sofía from Argentina and Ana Isabel from Ecuador. Language points discussed include the difference between si no and sino, using hace with a time phrase, and voseo, the use of vos in Rioplatense Spanish. Please note that lesson 38 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 338 of Coffee Break Spanish. We

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Season 3 – Lesson 37 – Coffee Break Spanish

This week Mark returns with Loreto for the second of our Chilean episodes of Coffee Break Spanish Season 3. In episode 37 we learn a bit more about Chilean culture and Loreto teaches Mark some Chilean expressions. Please note that lesson 37 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 337 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons

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Season 3 – Lesson 36 – Coffee Break Spanish

¡Estamos de vuelta! We’re delighted to be back with a new episode of Coffee Break Spanish in which Mark is joined by Loreto, from Chile. In this first of two episodes with Loreto, we learn about the geography and culture of Chile. Please note that lesson 36 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 336 of Coffee Break Spanish.