Season 1 – Lesson 16 – Coffee Break French

Last time, we taught you how to order drinks in a café. In this episode you’ll learn how to order snacks to go with your drink. We’ll teach you the correct vocabulary to use for the kind of snacks you may find in a French café.

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7 thoughts on “Season 1 – Lesson 16 – Coffee Break French”

  1. Merci a vous deux! Je n´ai jamais pris cours de francais, mais Coffee Break French m´aide beaucoup (Je aussi ecoute livres audio et regarde series tele preferes en francais). CBF m´a fait parler pour la premiere fois. Bon travail et salut de Prague!

  2. You use ‘Un peu mange ici?’ to mean ‘Is it possible to eat here?’ – but how can that be right when the phrase for ‘I speak a little French’ is ‘Je parle un peu Français?’ Un peu means a little.

    I thought you said we’d be learning genuine French here

    • That would be because “on peut manger ici” is completely different from “un peu”. “Peut” comes from the verb “pouvoir” and means “can” as in “can one eat here?” whereas the unrelated word “peu” means “a little”. You are indeed learning genuine French here…

      • Ah this is where being able to easily afford to buy the premium content would have helped me :). I checked what you said and, as you know, you are correct. Thanks.

  3. I’ve noticed that with the word ‘vin’ the ‘n’ isn’t pronounced, but with the word ‘vingt’ the ‘n’ is pronounced and that also helps me to tell the difference apart from the context of the conversation.


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