Welcome to our new series which will help you improve your English. Episode 1 of Coffee Break English is about holidays, and our correspondent Catriona is on holiday in Italy. She compares Italy with her home town of Manchester in the UK. Join Coffee Break English teachers Josie and Mark who will help you understand
Coffee Break English – Season 1
This week Kate tells us about which films she likes, and doesn’t like! We learn lots of vocabulary related to films, and we practice using the past simple tense of the verb ‘be’.
In episode 3 we’re talking about music. In fact, we’re talking about one of the most famous bands in history: the Beatles.
This week, Kate tells us all about what life is like in Colorado Springs, in the USA. Throughout the lesson we learn lots of vocabulary related to cities, and we look at how to form and use adverbs of manner.
Welcome back to Coffee Break English! In this episode, Matthew tells us all about an animal from his country – the kangaroo! We learn lots of interesting facts about this famous Australian animal, and we learn when to use the quantifiers ‘a lot of’, ‘much’, and ‘many’.
This week Kate tells us all about a famous place in the USA – the Grand Canyon! We learn lots of information about this beautiful place, and we hear some rules and advice for visiting, using the modal verbs ‘must’, ‘mustn’t’, ‘should’ and ‘shouldn’t’.
This week Catriona tells us about a traditional Scottish dish – haggis! We learn all about its ingredients and history, and why some people don’t like it. We also focus on talking about past events using the present perfect tense.
This week Ryan talks about a popular Canadian sport, ice hockey! He tells us about his experiences playing hockey, and how it has helped to bring his family together. We also focus on the difference between the present perfect and the past simple for past actions.
This week Susan talks about the most popular drink in the UK – tea! She tells us about the history of tea in the UK, and some British tea traditions. We also focus on using the gerund and infinitive forms after certain verbs.