Lara and Noah round off their time in Albertville by getting to know the locals at une chambre d’hôtes (a guesthouse), before travelling further into the mountains to the ski resort of Aime-la-Plagne. Listen out for an example of the construction, afin de + infinitive, the origin of the verb héberger, as well as some
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In this episode of Coffee Break Conversations we’re talking to Stephen, a Coffee Break French learner from California. Stephen explains that even if you’re not able to access native speakers of the language you’re learning, there are still ways in which you create a daily immersive learning experience: “the more ways you can go about
Hej! We hope you’re feeling hungry as this week’s episode of Coffee Break Swedish is all about food! In Episode 11, we learned how to order drinks and cakes in a café. We’re taking this a step further this week as we’re learning how to order food and understand a lunch menu. We’ll hear lots
Following an unexpected trip to the hospital in last week’s episode, Giulia and Paolo continue their journey as they drive through the beautiful countryside of The Val d’Orcia and find the perfect spot for a picnic. In this eighth episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries, we’ll learn some interesting new vocabulary as well
We’re back with another episode of Coffee Break Conversations, a series in which we talk about life, learning and languages. Last week, we heard the story of Yevgeni, a Coffee Break Spanish learner and, this week, we’re continuing our Spanish theme as we’re speaking to Ben Curtis from the Notes in Spanish podcast. We discuss
It’s time for the next stop on our Italian adventure! Giulia and Paolo enjoy a trip to the famous spa in Saturina when all of a sudden things take a turn and they end up in hospital. Tune in to Episode 7 to find out what happens and don’t forget to listen out for the
In this week’s episode of Coffee Break Conversations we’re speaking to Coffee Spanish learner, Yevgeni, from the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia. You’ll hear how Yevgeni’s language learning has become an integrated part of his daily routine, and you may even get the chance to dabble in some Russian and Tatar! For more information about the
We’re back with another lesson of Coffee Break Swedish, where you can take your first steps in learning the language. Now that we know the basics of Swedish, it’s time to learn how to order drinks and crucially, a coffee, so that you can enjoy a Swedish Coffee Break. We’ll learn how to order en
In the latest episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries, Giulia and Paolo leave Siena and head to the medieval hill town of San Gimignano. Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes weekly from 5th June. If you’d like to access lesson notes and a video version which features pauses
Welcome back to another episode of Coffee Break Conversations! This week, we’re speaking to Coffee Break learner Nicole, from England, whose love of the Italian language began back in 2015 after a trip to Rome. Find out more about Coffee Break Conversations on our website.
Welcome back to the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries! Find out what Giulia and Paolo get up to when they finally reach Siena in this week’s episode. Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes weekly from 5th June. If you’d like to access lesson notes and a video version which features
Welcome back to our brand-new interview podcast, Coffee Break Conversations, in which we talk about life, learning and languages. This week, we speak to Kris Broholm from the Actual Fluency podcast. Hailing from Denmark, Kris is, in his own words, a “language journalist; a researcher, documenter, and ‘helper’ to empower other language learners”. For more
Join Giulia and Paolo in the latest episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries as they venture through the beautiful area of Tuscany. This week, find out how a problem on their train to Siena leads to an unexpected afternoon in the Valle del Chianti. Travel Diaries will be published in one season of
Welcome to the second episode of Coffee Break Conversations! This week, we’re going to turn things around, because we’re speaking to Coffee Break learner Katherine, who has experienced what it’s like to learn French from scratch using Coffee Break content. Katherine tells us how she incorporated her passion for French into her career path.
¡El profesor Mark y la estudiante María están de vuelta con otra lección de Coffee Break English! En este episodio, repasamos lo visto hasta ahora y aprenderemos algo más de vocabulario nuevo.
Welcome back to the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries! This week, Giulia and Paolo take the train from Lucca to Florence for some new adventures. Find out what they get up to in this latest episode. Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes weekly from 5th June. If you’d like to
In Coffee Break Conversations we talk about life, learning and languages, and in this video episode Mark talks to Coffee Break Italian host Francesca. Francesca talks about her experience learning and teaching languages, and has an important message for listeners: sbagliando s’impara: you learn by making mistakes.
¡Únete de nuevo al profesor Mark y a la estudiante María en este episodio de Coffee Break English! En esta lección, hablamos de los idiomas, y aprenderás a decir cuántas lenguas estudias o hablas.
In our second episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries, join Giulia and Paolo as they travel on towards Lucca. We’ll accompany them for some lunch and the resulting abbiocco – that sleepy feeling you get after a delicious meal. Travel Diaries will be published in one season of ten episodes weekly from 5th
¡Bienvenido a otro episodio de Coffee Break English con el profesor Mark y la estudiante María! En esta lección, continuamos hablando de la ciudad, por lo que aprenderás qué puedes encontrar allí y aprenderás a pedir direcciones.