CBC 1.21 | Talking about the weather in Chinese

In this episode you’ll learn to talk about the weather in Mandarin. By the end of the lesson you’ll be able to use the words and phrases for different meteorological conditions and understand a weather forecast in Chinese.

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Newsletter Activity 1 – Quel temps fait-il?

Coffee Break French learners form a worldwide community. Today we’re asking you a simple question: quel temps fait-il? – what is the weather like where you are? If you’ve just started learning French, you could use a simple expression such as the following: à Londres il fait froid – in London it’s cold à Phoenix il

On Location Spanish – 26 Mar 2013

¡Hola y bienvenidos! Welcome to another installment of On Location Spanish, once again coming to you from Iain in the University town of Salamanca. Salamanca has recently been doing its finest impression of the Scottish climate – over the past week, we have been experiencing all four seasons in one day, with a fair amount

On Location Spanish – 4 Dec 2012

Bienvenido a todos to Grace’s On Location Spanish Update. Here in Valencia our beachwear is slowly giving way to wooly jumpers and sensible shoes as we find ourselves in the rainy season. Although I am assured by my friend John that as we move on through December we will see the return of the dry

On Location German – 31 Oct 2012

Hallo! It’s Holly here in Münster and I’m pleased to be back with another blog post about my life as a language assistant in Germany. Well, the change in seasons here in North-West Germany is pretty drastic! A few weeks ago it was 22 degrees and now, as I am writing this, it is -3

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Season 2 – Lesson 32 – Coffee Break Spanish

Lesson 32 continues the story of Andrew and María-José and their blossoming friendship! María-José has been on vacation in France. The main topic of discussion in this lesson is the weather, using a variety of tenses. Once again, you’ll develop your knowledge and listening skills by listening to this conversation where language is used in

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Season 1 – Lesson 21 – Coffee Break Spanish

In this week’s lesson of Coffee Break Spanish, Mark and Kara return after a few weeks off. The topic for discussion is the weather, and listeners will learn not only some useful phrases for talking about the weather, but Mark will explain the constructions behind these phrases so that listeners can build on these in