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Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.30 | Vem är jag?

We’ve reached Lesson 30 of our Coffee Break Swedish course for beginners. This time, we’re putting our learning into practice with an identity quiz as we try to guess the identify of a mystery person described by Swedish teacher, Hanna. Join Mark and Hanna in this lesson and revise how to describe what someone looks

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.29 | Kan jag få prata med Per?

In this lesson, we learn how to make a phone call in Swedish and take a look at what a conversation over the phone may look like in three different scenarios. How do you call to ask for someone? What do you say if you realise you’ve dialled the wrong number? How do you make

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.28 | Vad jobbar du med?

In this lesson of Coffee Break Swedish we’re covering the topic of work. Join our Swedish language expert, Hanna as she teaches learner Mark how to ask someone about their job and how to use the two verbs for ‘to work’ in Swedish.

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.27 | Hur stavas det?

In Lesson 27 of Coffee Break Swedish, we’re learning the alphabet! Join native Swedish speaker Hanna as she teaches learner Mark how to pronounce every letter of the Swedish alphabet confidently and correctly. By the end of this lesson you’ll be able to spell in Swedish and answer the question: Hur stavas det?

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.26 | Varför lär du dig svenska?

Welcome back to another lesson of Coffee Break Swedish! This time, Hanna and Mark are taking a dive into some more technical aspects of the Swedish language and look at how to ask the question “why” using the word varför. We also explore the different ways in which the word order can change when we

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.25 | Jag tycker om kaffe

Welcome back to another lesson of Coffee Break Swedish with teacher Hanna and learner Mark. In Lesson 25 we learn to talk about likes and dislikes so that we can discuss our favourite hobbies with our Swedish speaking friends. By the end of the lesson you will be able to express what you like doing

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.24 | Hur ser han ut?

In Lesson 24 of Coffee Break Swedish, we’re moving on to a brand new topic as we’re talking about descriptions so we can describe how people look. This topic gives teacher Hanna the perfect opportunity to teach learner Mark about adjective agreements in Swedish. We also learn some key vocabulary for items of clothing. Don’t

Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.06 | Tre Cime di Lavaredo – Finalmente in vetta!

In Episode 6 from Season 2 of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries, Simone and Anna finally make it to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo and make the most of the view before having lunch in a mountain retreat while enjoying a bombardino. There’s much more food-related vocabulary in this episode as well as some

Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.05 | Un imprevisto al lago di Dobbiaco

We’re halfway through our trip to the mountains in northern Italy, and this time, we join Anna and Simone for some ice skating on Lago di Dobbiaco after an unexpected detour changes their plan for the day. All’idea di, tanto che and per sicurezza are just some of the useful phrases which Mark and Francesca discuss

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.23 | Jag behöver värktabletter

Welcome back to another lesson of Coffee Break Swedish! We’re taking the topic of health a step further this week as Hanna and Mark equip us with everything we need to know for a trip to the doctor or pharmacy in a Swedish-speaking area. In doing so, we learn more about the tricky topic of

Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.04 | Un villaggio da favola: Ortisei

We’re back with another episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries! This time, Simone and Anna are visiting the village of Ortisei where they go sledging and enjoy a traditional dinner with canederli. Listen out for a range of adjectives mentioned in this diary entry, including accogliente, fiabesco and innevato. As always, Coffee

Aprende inglés con Coffee Break English

CBE 1.20 | The weather

¡Bienvenido a Coffee Break English! En este episodio, aprenderemos a hablar del tiempo metereológico y a usar el presente continuo. ¡Únete a Mark y Maria y aprende vocabulario nuevo!

Aprende inglés con Coffee Break English

CBE 1.19 | Breakfast time!

¡Bienvenido a Coffee Break English! En este episodio, Susan de Londres nos hablará del desayuno inglés tradicional. Mark y Maria nos enseñarán vocabulario de la comida y nos enseñarán a usar some y any. ¡Únete a ellos!

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.22 | Jag har ont i huvudet

In Lesson 22 of Coffee Break Swedish, we explore the words used for different body parts and learn how to describe any aches or pains we may feel in those body parts so that we can cope with a trip to the doctor or pharmacy. As health issues are at the forefront of everyone’s mind

Aprende inglés con Coffee Break English

CBE 1.18 | My hobbies

¡Hola y bienvenido a Coffee Break English! En este episodio, escucharemos a dos amigos hablando de su tiempo libre. Únete a Mark y Maria para aprender a usar verbos como ‘like’ y ‘hate’, y a usar ‘can’. También aprenderás vocabulario útil para hablar de tus aficiones.

Aprende inglés con Coffee Break English

CBE 1.17 | My house

¡Bienvenidos a Coffee Break English! Únete a Mark y Maria para aprender vocabulario útil para describir tu casa. En esta ocasión, Isabel de Edimburgo nos hablará de su casa. ¡También aprenderemos a usar there is y there are en inglés!

Coffee Break Swedish

CBSw 1.21 | Vad är det för väder?

Hanna and Mark back after our short break and in this week’s lesson we are covering a topic which everyone loves talking about – the weather! Hanna teaches us how to describe the weather in Swedish, both in the present tense and in the future tense. We also get to look at some sentences describing

Aprende inglés con Coffee Break English

CBE 1.16 | My family

¡Hola a todos y bienvenidos a otro episodio de Coffee Break English! En este episodio, escucharemos a Ryan, de Canadá, que habla de su gran familia. Únete a Mark y Maria para aprender a usar los determinantes posesivos en inglés, y para aprender más vocabulario útil para describir los miembros de la familia.

Aprende inglés con Coffee Break English

CBE 1.15 | I like my job

Hello and welcome to our latest episode of Coffee Break English! En esta ocasión, escucharemos a dos personas hablar de su trabajo. Aprenderemos vocabulario relacionado con el trabajo, y para aprender a usar el presente simple en preguntas.

Coffee Break Swedish

Kulturhörnan 05 – Samisk kultur i Sverige – Coffee Break Swedish Culture

It’s the fifth and final episode of Kulturhörnan – “culture corner”, and we’re rounding off the series by welcoming a special guest, Irena Dahl, who is an ambassador for the Sami language and culture. In the episode Irena teaches Mark some Northern Sami and explains more about this fascinating culture. We also learn some new