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Coffee Break Italian

CBI 1-02 | Greetings in Italian

Join Mark, Katie and Francesca in the latest lesson of Coffee Break Italian. In this lesson you’ll learn to greet people at different times of the day. You’ll also learn to introduce yourself and ask the question “what is your name?”

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Coffee Break Spanish

Episode 1 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

Join Mark and Carmen in this first episode of Coffee Break Spanish Season 4 in which they present the first chapter of our story based around María’s diary entry. In this episode you’ll get to know María and how she has spent time studying in Edinburgh, but is glad to be back on her beloved island of Mallorca for the

CBI Lesson 101
Coffee Break Italian

CBI 1-01 | Saying ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ in Italian

Take your first steps in learning Italian with teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca. In this lesson you’ll learn to say “hello” and ask the question “how are you?” You’ll also learn some appropriate answers for this question, and discover more about Italian culture.

Spanish Challenge 28
Coffee Break Spanish

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 028

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode of the

French Challenge 28
Coffee Break French

Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge Episode 028

Put your French vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (= intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode

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Coffee Break French

Season 4 – Episode 29 – Coffee Break French

Join Mark and Pierre-Benoît for another episode of Coffee Break French in which they discuss Monique’s latest email to her daughter Sylvie following Sylvie’s visit to Epinal. As usual the text is rich in complex grammatical points and interesting vocabulary and idiomatic expressions including piquer du nez, faire un tabac and how to use the subjunctive with jusqu’à ce que.

Spanish Challenge 27
Coffee Break Spanish

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 027

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode of the

French Challenge 27
Coffee Break French

Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge Episode 027

Put your French vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 3 (= tricky). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode

Coffee Break French

Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge Episode 026

Put your French vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 3 (= tricky). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode

Spanish Challenge 26
Coffee Break Spanish

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 026

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode of the

Introducing High Five French
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Introducing the High Five French podcast

Join learner Emma and native speaker Mathilde, our two young presenters, in this new series from Radio Lingua. In ten short lessons, children will be able to pick up the basics of French and learn greetings, how to introduce themselves, counting, days of the week, how to talk about their family where they live and their likes and dislikes. The

Spanish Challenge 25
Coffee Break Spanish

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 025

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode of the

French Challenge 25
Coffee Break French

Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge Episode 025

Put your French vocabulary to the test with this festive episode of the Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (= intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an

CBF Lesson 428
Coffee Break French

Season 4 – Episode 28 – Coffee Break French

Mark and Pierre-Benoît are back with another episode of Coffee Break French, this time working through Matthieu’s latest email to Gabrielle. As usual the email is rich in complex grammatical structures and idiomatic expressions, and through further examples and clear explanations, our two hosts will help you understand everything. Points covered in this episode include using the subjunctive after avoir peur que

French Challenge 24
Coffee Break French

Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge Episode 024

Put your French vocabulary to the test with this festive episode of the Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (= intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an

Spanish Challenge 24
Coffee Break Spanish

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 024

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 2 (intermediate). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode of the

Spanish Challenge 23
Coffee Break Spanish

Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge Episode 023

Put your Spanish vocabulary to the test with this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 1 (easy). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an episode of the

French Challenge 23
Coffee Break French

Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge Episode 023

Put your French vocabulary to the test with this festive episode of the Coffee Break French Two Minute Challenge. We’ve rated this episode as difficulty level 1 (= easy). View the video episode It’s over to you! We’d love to hear from you: let us know which words you found by posting a comment below. Subscribe to the podcast Don’t miss an

CBS Espresso 10
Coffee Break Spanish

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 010

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.