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CBI 1:35 | Avete bisogno di informazioni?

Join Mark and Katie as they visit the town of Stresa on Lake Maggiore. In order to find out about the town they head straight to the tourist information office and you can listen in on their conversation, practising language you’ve learned previously in the course and learning new words and phrases.

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CBI 1:34: | Fate colazione?

In this latest episode of Coffee Break Italian, Mark and Katie have breakfast in their hotel and get chatting to one of the other guests. This lesson gives you the chance to build your vocabulary, practise the words and phrases you already know and experience a regional Italian accent.

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CBI 1:33 | Ho una prenotazione

Having arrived in Italy and found her way to the town of Orta, Katie checks into the hotel and in this episode we listen in on the conversation she has with the receptionist. There’s a little problem, but this is quickly solved with the use of some of the language previously learned in our course. This episode also features a

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CBI 1:32 | C’è un autobus per Stresa?

In this episode Katie takes up the sfida (challenge) set by Francesca and speaks to a lady in the information office at the airport to ask about transport options to Stresa. This conversation will give you the chance to review much of the vocabulary you have learned in previous episodes.

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CBI 1:31 | Arriviamo in Italia!

We’re back with another episode of Coffee Break Italian, and it’s time to put Katie’s Italian to the test. Mark and Katie have travelled to Italy to meet up with Francesca and together they’ve recorded a series of conversations. In lesson 31 you’ll join the team as they arrive in Italy and prepare for the coming visit, learning a few

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CBI 1:30 | Talking about clothes in Italian

In the latest episode of Coffee Break Italian you’ll be learning to talk about clothes and taking your ability to describe people a bit further. Francesca will put your comprehension skills to the test with an identity quiz in which you have to guess the identity of well known people from her Italian descriptions.

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CBI 1:29 | Describing people in Italian

In this episode of Coffee Break Italian you’ll be learning how to describe people in Italian and use adjectives in their different forms. We even have a challenge for you in our Caffè Culturale.

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CBI 1-19 | Using public transport in Italian

In this latest episode of Coffee Break Italian you’ll learn to use Italian in the context of taking public transport and understanding train and bus departure and arrival times. As usual, you’ll build on what you’ve learned in previous lessons and develop your confidence further in Italian.

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CBI 1-08 | Talking about what there is to do in the town in Italian

Join native speaker Francesca, learner Katie and teacher Mark in this latest lesson of our series for beginners in Italian. In this lesson we’re learning more useful language for getting around in the town and we’ll also be looking at some simple aspects of Italian grammar.

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CBI 1-04 | Talking about where you live in Italian

Join teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca in this fourth lesson of Coffee Break Italian. In this lesson you’ll extend your range of expression and learn to talk about where you live. You’ll also learn the names of a number of countries.

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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?”

CBI Lesson 101
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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.

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CBI 1-00 | Introductory Episode

If you can learn how to pronounce spaghetti, tagliatelle and bruschetta properly in Italian, you’ll have no bother with the 40 episodes of our first season of Coffee Break Italian. Join Mark, Francesca and Katie in this introductory episode. Listen to the episode More information Coffee Break Italian launches with lesson 1 on Monday 26th January. To find out more about what

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Coffee Break Italian – Preview Episode

Join teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca in this preview episode of Coffee Break Italian. Listen to the episode More information Coffee Break Italian launches with lesson 1 on Monday 26th January. To find out more about what you can expect from this course, click here.

One Minute Italian – Premium pack now available

We’re delighted to announce the premium version of One Minute Italian. The premium version includes four elements which are not available in the public feed: pdf lesson guide – a full list of all the words and phrases contained in each of the lessons, helping you to learn how to read and write the words and phrases contained in the

Radio Lingua announces five new One Minute Languages

The One Minute Languages series have been among the most popular downloads on iTunes throughout the world, and have even made the hallowed pages of LifeHacker. Today we’re delighted to announce five new additions to the series: One Minute Italian, Greek, European Portuguese, Turkish and Scottish Gaelic have launched this week and will continue for ten weeks. The One Minute

Promo – One Minute Italian

Learn Italian with teacher Lorraine and Gian Luca. In this podcast you’ll be learning just enough Italian to get by on a holiday or business trip to Italy – and to impress Italian speakers everywhere! Each lesson includes just over one minute of language-learning content, so there’s no excuse not to learn! Remember – even a few phrases of a