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Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.09 | Tempesta sulla Marmolada

In the penultimate episode of the series, Simone and Anna are on the move again as they are hiking up Marmolada – the highest mountain of the Dolomites. Mark and Francesca pick up on many interesting grammar points along the way and discuss: dopo + past infinitive, stare + gerund, and the pronoun ci, both

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.09 | Comme des rois

It’s time for the next instalment of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Season 2! University friends Charlotte, Théo and Lucas make the most of their time in the Loire Valley with a visit to the impressive Château de Chambord and Château de Villandry before a bike ride along the Loire River – the longest

Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.08 | Il meritato riposo a Cortina d’Ampezzo

In the latest episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries Season 2, Simone and Anna are in Cortina, one of the most popular ski destinations in the Dolomites, where they enjoy a trip to the spa. Join Mark and Francesca as they discuss the language featured in this episode, from relative pronouns and indirect

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.08 | Lèche-vitrine à Tours

Welcome to another episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! This time, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas are back on the road as they’re en route to Tours. On arrival they explore what the university town has to offer and sample some local dishes including the famous rillettes de Tours. Listen out

Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.07 | Un trekking intenso verso valle

Welcome back to Season 2 the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries! Having spent the night in the mountain retreat, Simone and Anna make their way down from the Le Tre Cime and encounter a deer on their way. Throughout Simone’s diary entry, we hear a range of useful verbs including affrontare and scivolare, as well

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.07 | Retour aux sources

In Episode 7 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Season 2, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas reach one of the most popular tourist attractions in France, the Mont Saint-Michel. As they set off to explore the magical island, Théo and Lucas reveal a surprise for Charlotte. Can you guess what it could be? Listen to

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.06 | Une journée typiquement normande

It’s time for another episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! Charlotte, Théo and Lucas spend their final day in Normandy visiting the Abbaye aux Hommes before wandering around the around streets of the city centre, stopping to sample some Norman specialities along the way. Mark and Pierre Benoît take note of

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.05 | Hommage aux plages

Welcome back to Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! In Episode 5, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas have an emotional day at the Normandy landing beaches. While listening to the details of their trip from Charlotte’s diary entry, pay attention to the use of the word dont and the conjugation of accueillir in

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.04 | Atelier de pêche

Join us for the next instalment from Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries in which we follow the adventures of university friends, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas, as they explore historical locations in northwestern France. In this episode, the trio have an early rise for a day of fishing before heading back on

Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.03 | Terza tappa: la fredda Bolzano

It’s time for another episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries, and this time, Simone and Anna head to Bolzano, the capital of Italy’s northernmost region of South Tyrol. Here, they explore the market and taste polenta for the first time, before taking the cable car to the mountains to enjoy the view of

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.03 | Impressionnisme et impressionnés

We’re back with another episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries. After a delicious breakfast at their BnB, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas visit the Musée des Beaux-Arts before getting back in the car and heading to the enchanting city of Honfleur. In this week’s travel diary entry, we hear some indirect object

Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.02 | Il fantasma di Castel Thun

Welcome back to another episode of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries. This week, Simone and Anna are taking a break from skiing to visit the medieval castle above the town of Thun where they have a frightful encounter with a ghost! Listen out for the useful grammar points which Mark and Francesca discuss in

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.02 | Voyage dans le temps à Rouen

It’s time for the second episode in Season 2 of our virtual travel series, the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries. Charlotte, Théo and Lucas make their way to Rouen, the historic capital of Normandy, and begin to discover everything the Medieval city has to offer. In this episode, we encounter some interesting expressions such as

Coffee Break Italian

CBI Travel Diaries 2.01 | Madonna di Campiglio: finalmente in vacanza!

Welcome to Season 2 of the Coffee Break Italian Travel Diaries for intermediate learners. In this 10-episode series, we follow the adventures of Simone and his wife Anna as they enjoy una settimana bianca (a white week of winter activities) in the Trentino-Alto Adige region. In Episode 1, Simone and Anna make the most of their

Coffee Break French

CBF Travel Diaries 2.01 | Paris: un jour, une nuit

Welcome to Season 2 of our Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! This time, we’re following the adventures of Swiss student Charlotte and her friends Lucas and Théo as they take a trip through historic locations in northwestern France. In each episode, teachers Mark and Pierre-Benoît discuss Charlotte’s travel diary and look at interesting vocabulary and

Coffee Break German

Abschluss am Bodensee – Coffee Break German Travel Diaries Episode 10

Join us in the final episode for this series of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries. Karin and her family are back in the camper van, driving the last few kilometres of their memorable 450km trip. As they make it to their last stop in Lindau, Karin reflects on the time she has spent travelling

Coffee Break Spanish

Última parada – Coffee Break Spanish Travel Diaries Episode 10

We have reached the 10th and final episode in this series of the Coffee Break Spanish Travel Diaries. We hope that you’ve enjoyed discovering some beautiful locations in the north of Spain from the comfort of your own home. Join Victoria and Abel for the final instalment of the series, as they arrive at the

Coffee Break German

Märchenhafte Schlösser – Coffee Break German Travel Diaries Episode 9

Welcome back to the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries, our 10-episode series in which we’re following Karin and her family as they travel through the Alpenstraße with their camper van. This leg of the family’s trip brings them to Neuschwanstein, a fairy tale castle atop a steep hill and a picture perfect setting for this

Coffee Break Spanish

Llegada a Lugo – Coffee Break Spanish Travel Diaries Episode 9

After their car troubles, Victoria and Abel have to make the decision to spend more time in Lugo than planned, seeing the symbolic sights of the city, like the impressive Muralla Romana and La Cárcel Antigua – an ancient prison. They round off their visit by enjoying some pulpo a la gallega (Galician octopus). As Mark