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CBS Espresso 7
Coffee Break Spanish

Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 007

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 much – we have.

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Season 3 – Lesson 09 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this 09th episode of our intermediate-advanced Spanish course, Mark and Alba discuss Christmas traditions in Spain. José introduces a couple of phrases which you can tell someone not to take something the wrong way in this week’s intermedio. Grammar points covered include al + infinitive, por and para, volver a hacer algo, and expressions which are followed by the

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Season 2 – Lesson 23 – Coffee Break Spanish

Over lessons 21-23 we’ve been looking at por and para. In lesson 23 it’s time to look at the various uses of por, including a number of situations when por doesn’t mean “for”. Please note that lesson 23 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 223 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons

Coffee Break Spanish

Season 2 – Lesson 22 – Coffee Break Spanish

In lesson 22 we’re continuing to discuss por and para: this time we’re focusing on the use of para when expressing purpose, e.g. “this gift is for you” – este regalo es para ti. We’ll also learn the verb regalar, and talk briefly about the personal a. Please note that lesson 22 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson

Coffee Break Spanish

Season 2 – Lesson 21 – Coffee Break Spanish

Lessons 21-23 will look at the thorny issue of por and para: by the end of these three lessons you’ll be confident in knowing exactly when to use which word! In lesson 61 we’ll introduce both words and consider various situations when the words can both be translated as “for”. Please note that lesson 21 of Season 2 was originally

Show Time Spanish – Episode 09

In this 10th episode of our intermediate-advanced Spanish course, Mark and Alba discuss Christmas traditions in Spain. José introduces a couple of phrases which you can tell someone not to take something the wrong way in this week’s intermedio. Grammar points covered include al + infinitive, por and para, volver a hacer algo, and expressions which are followed by the