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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

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Promo episode

In this promo episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine, Mark outlines what listeners can expect from each episode of the show. The video episode (normally part of the premium materials) is included below to give you a feel for the new style of show: Subscribe to the CBS Magazine in iTunes | RSS Feed

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Video Promo

Each episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine will feature a video episode in which Alba asks her pregunta del día to native speakers of Spanish on the streets of a Spanish town or city. We’re including the preview version of this video here on the main feed for Coffee Break Spanish and on the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine feed.

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Episode 101

It’s here! We’re delighted to present the first edition of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this edition: Alba asks the question ¿Cómo pasabas el verano cuando eras niño? – “How did you spend your summers as a child?”; Laura introduces us to the expression de perillas; and in our Q&A Spanish section JP and Nahyeli answer Molly’s question concerning

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?

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Episode 103

This is the third episode of our Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this edition: JP and Nayheli answer listener Beth’s question about how to translate “every other…” into Spanish; Laura explains the expression tener una mosca detrás de la oreja, meaning “to be suspicious about something” and in our interviews, Alba asks ¿En qué pasas demasiado tiempo?

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Episode 104

This week’s episode of the Coffee Break Spanish is a slightly spooky Hallowe’en episode. In this edition: Alba asks the macabre question ¿Cuál es tu peor pesadilla?; Laura introduces the expression me he levantado con el pie izquierdo, meaning “to get out of the wrong side of the bed”; and JP and Nahyeli help listener Kelly understand the differences between

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Episode 105

The Coffee Break Spanish team is back with a new episode of the Magazine. In this edition: Alba asks passers-by in the streets of Barcelona, ¿De qué pasarías horas hablando?; Laura teaches us the expression se me ha ido el santo al cielo, meaning “I completely lost track of the time”; and JP and Nahyeli answer listener Emily’s question about

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Episode 106

This week’s Coffee Break Spanish Magazine episode is now available. Join the team and improve your Spanish! In this edition: Alba has an interesting question for some women on the streets of Barcelona. She asks ¿qué puedes aprender de un hombre si hablas con su madre? – what can you learn about a man if you speak to his mother?;

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine Episode 107

The latest edition of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine is now available. Join the team and improve your Spanish! In this edition: Alba asks her interviewees, ¿ayer hiciste algo especial? Answers cover a range of topics – and accents!; Laura teaches us what hablar por los codos means; and JP and Nahyeli discuss medical Spanish in response to a listener’s

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 108

The latest edition of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine is now available. Join the team and improve your Spanish! In this edition: Alba asks her interviewees, si te tocara la lotería, ¿qué harías con el dinero? Like last week you’ll hear a range of accents featured in the answers, with a sprinkling of imperfect subjunctives and conditionals for good measure!;

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 109

Join the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine team and improve your Spanish listening skills. In this edition: Alba asks her interviewees, ¿cuál es el mejor regalo que has recibido jamás?; Laura teaches us the phrases de tal palo, tal astillo, meaning “like father, like son” or “a chip off the old block”; and JP and Nahyeli answer listener Heather’s question about

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 110

It’s time for the final lesson in this season of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this episode: It’s a time for making New Year’s Resolutions and examining what we want to change about ourselves. This week Alba is asking the question, ¿cuál es tu peor hábito?; Laura’s frase idiomática is an interesting one today: irse por los cerros de

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 201

We’re back with a new season of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine! In this episode: Alba asks the question, ¿cuál es tu forma favorita de ligar? – what’s your best chat-up line? JP and Nahyeli answer a question from listener Jess about using quantities in Spanish; and we’re introducing a new member of the team – Mark is joined by

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 202

We’re back with a new season of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this episode: Alba asks, ¿qué te llevarías a una isla desierta? – what would you take to a desert island? Fernanda tells Mark all about the the city of Buenos Aires; and JP and Nahyeli answer an interesting question about a word which listener Rodney has come

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 – 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 205

Welcome to this latest edition of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this episode: Alba asks, ¿qué ves cuando miras en el espejo? – what do you see when you look in the mirror? Mark joins Fernanda on a virtual tour of Bogotá, Colombia; and JP and Nahyeli answer a question from listener Georgie about the pronunciation of ‘b’ and

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 206

We’re back with another edition of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this episode: Alba asks, ¿adónde te irás de vacaciones este verano? – where will you be going on holiday this summer? Mark joins Fernanda on a virtual tour of Venezuela; and JP and Nahyeli answer Richard’s question about the difference between el mismo and lo mismo.

Coffee Break Spanish Magazine – Episode 207

We’re back with another edition of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this episode: Alba asks, ¿qué es para ti el verano? – what does summer mean to you? Mark joins Fernanda on a virtual tour of the Dominican Republic; and JP and Nahyeli answer a listener’s question about the use of the imperfect and perfect subjunctive.