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Learn French in coffee-break lessons from the Radio Lingua Network. In each lesson we'll focus on the language you need to know and before long you'll be making yourself understood with native French speakers. Season 1 lessons are for absolute beginners, and the courses increase in difficulty as the seasons progress.

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Learn French in coffee-break lessons from the Radio Lingua Network. In each lesson we'll focus on the language you need to know and before long you'll be making yourself understood with native French speakers. Season 1 lessons are for absolute beginners, and the courses increase in difficulty as the seasons progress.

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Helpful and clearly explained

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My only small critique is that imho they could try using less English

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By Kavi Colin - Sep 21 2019
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Excellent. Will there be a Season 6?

iTunes Ratings

2694 Ratings
Average Ratings
2087
370
98
80
59

Helpful and clearly explained

By Expat^2 - Oct 03 2019
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My only small critique is that imho they could try using less English

Bravo

By Kavi Colin - Sep 21 2019
Read more
Excellent. Will there be a Season 6?

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Coffee Break French

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Learn French in coffee-break lessons from the Radio Lingua Network. In each lesson we'll focus on the language you need to know and before long you'll be making yourself understood with native French speakers. Season 1 lessons are for absolute beginners, and the courses increase in difficulty as the seasons progress.

CBF Mag 1.01 | La Raclette

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The Coffee Break French team is back with a new series, the Coffee Break French Magazine. In each episode of this 10-lesson season for intermediate learners, you can build your vocabulary, increase your understanding of grammar and learn to use the French language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at learners who have completed at leats Seasons 1 and 2 of Coffee Break French.


There will be a total of 10 episodes in Season 1 of the Coffee Break French Magazine. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, transcripts, vocabulary lists and exercises, you can access the premium version of the Magazine on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you'd like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram, and check out our videos for language learners on our YouTube channel.


Find out everything you need to know about Coffee Break French at http://coffeebreakfrench.com

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May 13 2019

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CBF 1:01 | How are you?

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Welcome to the very first episode of Coffee Break French! To kick start the series we're starting with the basics as we're teaching you how to ask people how they’re feeling. You'll also learn how to respond to this question in a number of ways.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Sep 26 2007

18mins

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The CBF Verb Fix 101 – PARLER

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In this lesson we’re looking at the verb parler meaning “to speak” or “to talk”. Parler is an example of a regular -er verb. This means that with this lesson not only will you learn to conjugate parler in the present, perfect, imperfect and future tenses, you’ll also learn to conjugate hundreds, if not thousands of other regular -er verbs!


This season of Coffee Break French Verb Fix features a total of 10 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from additional materials, including verb tables, bonus verb tables, exercises and bonus audio, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French Verb Fix in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Apr 25 2013

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CBF 4:40 | C'est or il est?

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In the final episode of the series we join Matthieu who is replying to Gabrielle’s email – for the last time! As ever Mark and Pierre-Benoît are on hand to discuss the episode and it’s finally time to tackle the tricky issue of c’est vs il est among many other language points.  If you’re interested in finding out more about what happens next in the Coffee Break French series, please click here.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Jul 27 2015

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CBF 4:01 | Je prendrai mes repères

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In this first episode of our new series, we’ll be listening to Monique’s first email to her daughter Sylvie. As we heard in the season preview, Sylvie has recently moved to Paris and, like any mother, Monique is worrying about her daughter, but is equally excited for her as she begins this new adventure.


The lesson is presented by Mark and Pierre-Benoît in a mix of French and English. After presenting Monique’s email, Mark gives a summary of the main narrative points of the email, and then Pierre-Benoît discusses four interesting language points brought up in the text. Through examples and explanations, Mark and Pierre-Benoît will help you to understand the French used by our characters in their texts, and you’ll be able to build your range of expression, increase your vocabulary and deepen your understanding of complex grammatical concepts. Please note that lesson 01 of Season 4 was originally known as lesson 401 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 28 2013

17mins

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CBF-ER 1.01 | En Route pour la Côte d'Azur

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In episode 1, Mark sets off en route for the south of France and arrives in Nice. On the way he explains the objectives of this new series, and also takes the opportunity to talk to the French-speaking cabin crew on his flight to Nice. As the episode comes to an end Mark is heading to his final destination for this episode, the town of Menton where he lived 25 years ago.


This season of En Route avec Coffee Break French features 10 audio episodes, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from transcripts, bonus audio recordings and some exclusive video materials, you can access the premium version of En Route on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you'd like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.

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Nov 29 2017

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CBF 3:30 | Idiomatic expressions and grammar review

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It’s time for another lesson of Coffee Break French and this week we join Alf in his final text. He has been writing a diary over eight weeks while he has been renovating his new house in the south of France and attending daily French lessons with Veronica and Katie, the two other protagonists of our series. In this week’s text he tells us about the party he organised for his classmates. Please note that lesson 30 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 330 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 15 2011

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CBF 3:40 | Translation exercises and dictation exercise

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This episode marks the end of an era! It’s the final lesson of Season 3 of Coffee Break French. We first met Alf, Katie and Veronica over 18 months ago and since then hopefully all our listeners have built their confidence and developed their range of expression in the French language. This final episode provides further opportunities for listeners to practise what they’ve learned through a series of translation challenges and, for premium members, a further dictation exercise.Please note that lesson 40 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 340 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Mar 20 2012

12mins

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CBF 1:02 | Greetings

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Did you know that there are different ways of greeting people depending on the time of day in France? In this episode, we'll teach you how to greet people at different times of the day. You'll also learn how to say your name in French.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 04 2007

16mins

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CBF 2:01 | The present tense

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In this episode, we move on from looking at particular words and phrases to constructing the language so you can say exactly what you want to say. We start by taking a look at how to conjugate regular ER verbs in the present tense.

Please note that lesson 01 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 41 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Jan 17 2009

25mins

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CBF 4:02 | Métro-boulot-dodo

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In this lesson our new series, we’ll be listening to Sylvie’s reply to Monique’s email from last week. The lesson is presented by Mark and Pierre-Benoît in a mix of French and English. After presenting Sylvie’s email, Mark gives a summary of the main narrative points of the email, and then Pierre-Benoît discusses four interesting language points brought up in the text. Through examples and explanations, Mark and Pierre-Benoît will help you to understand the French used by our characters in their texts, and you’ll be able to build your range of expression, increase your vocabulary and deepen your understanding of complex grammatical concepts. Please note that lesson 02 of Season 4 was originally known as lesson 402 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Nov 04 2013

14mins

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CBF 3:01 | Introduction to the characters for this season and idiomatic expressions

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Welcome to the first lesson of Coffee Break French Season 3! In this episode listeners will meet American student Katie, Australian entrepreneur Veronica, and Alf who is a retired teacher from England. Our three characters are studying French at a language school in Nice, and in each episode you’ll hear an extract from their diaries, recounting their adventures on the French Riviera. We’ll pick up on a couple of language points in each lesson to help listeners understand the content. Please note that lesson 01 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 301 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 18 2010

14mins

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CBF 1:03 | Saying where you are from

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In this lesson you'll learn to say where you come from and to talk about your nationality. You'll also learn the names for some countries in French.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 12 2007

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Season 1 – Lesson 36 – Coffee Break French

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Coming up in this lesson:

In this week’s show, we are continuing our series of dialogues recorded in Pornic and Sainte-Marie. We have 2 conversations recorded on shopping trips in France – one with Mark and one with Anna and her friend.


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The premium version of Coffee Break French Season 1 provides additional materials which will help you move forward more effectively with your French studies. The premium version includes the following elements:

  • Synchronised flashcards: the audio episode with synchronised flashcards – works in most Podcast applications, on iTunes and in QuickTime Player;
  • Lesson notes: detailed explanations of the vocabulary and any grammar points covered in each lesson;
  • Bonus audio lesson: providing further practice of the language covered in a variety of ways

The members’ version can be accessed through our membership system. You can purchase the course using the links below.


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Sep 10 2008

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CBF 3:02 | Focus on adjectives and idiomatic expressions

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Our second episode of Coffee Break French Season 3 provides further details on Katie who has been writing her diary about her experience studying French in Nice. In this episode we’ll be looking at more language points which come up in Katie’s diary including direct and indirect object pronouns. Please note that lesson 02 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 302 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 26 2010

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CBF Mag 1.02 | Saint Exupéry

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In Episode 2 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break French Magazine, we discuss the French author and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of Le Petit Prince. In each episode of this 10-lesson season for intermediate learners, you can build your vocabulary, increase your understanding of grammar and learn to use the French language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at learners who have completed at least Seasons 1 and 2 of Coffee Break French.


There will be a total of 10 episodes in Season 1 of the Coffee Break French Magazine. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, transcripts, vocabulary lists and exercises, you can access the premium version of the Magazine on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you'd like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram, and check out our videos for language learners on our YouTube channel.


Find out everything you need to know about Coffee Break French at http://coffeebreakfrench.com

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May 27 2019

31mins

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CBF 2:02 | Daily routine

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In this episode, we continue to look at ER verbs in the present tense by talking about our daily routines.

Please note that lesson 02 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 42 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Jan 24 2009

28mins

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CBF 4:16 | Talking about "remembering" things in French

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It’s time for a new episode of Coffee Break French and in this episode we join Matthieu who is replying to Gabrielle’s email. As usual, Mark and Pierre-Benoît are on hand to discuss the expressions and grammar points contained in his text including how to talk about “remembering” things in French using se rappeller and se souvenir de qc, and an interesting use of the expression pour que. Please note that lesson 16 of Season 4 was originally known as lesson 416 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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May 22 2014

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CBF 3:29 | Idiomatic expressions and grammar review

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In this latest lesson of Coffee Break French we’ll be joining Veronica and listening to her final text. She has been learning French in Nice along with Katie and Alf and in this final text she updates us on what she has been doing and tells us of some important decisions she has taken. Please note that lesson 29 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 329 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Sep 15 2011

16mins

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CBF-ER 1.02 | Menton, la Perle de la France

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Mark has arrived in Menton and in this episode he sets out to rediscover the town after 25 years. In the course of this episode he talks to a number of native speakers of French including Eric, who works at the reception of the Office du Tourisme in Menton. In addition to building your understanding, this episode also introduces two useful phrases: être frais et dispos and c'est pas évident.


This season of En Route avec Coffee Break French features 10 audio episodes, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from transcripts, bonus audio recordings and some exclusive video materials, you can access the premium version of En Route on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you'd like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.

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Dec 13 2017

20mins

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CBF 1:01 | How are you?

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Welcome to the very first episode of Coffee Break French! To kick start the series we're starting with the basics as we're teaching you how to ask people how they’re feeling. You'll also learn how to respond to this question in a number of ways.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Sep 26 2007

18mins

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CBF 1:02 | Greetings

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Did you know that there are different ways of greeting people depending on the time of day in France? In this episode, we'll teach you how to greet people at different times of the day. You'll also learn how to say your name in French.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 04 2007

16mins

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CBF 1:03 | Saying where you are from

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In this lesson you'll learn to say where you come from and to talk about your nationality. You'll also learn the names for some countries in French.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 12 2007

17mins

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CBF 1:04 | Talking about where you live

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You already know how to say where you come from and talk about your nationality, but what about where you live now? In this episode you'll learn to say "I live in ..." and you'll also learn the names for some towns and cities in French.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Oct 19 2007

20mins

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CBF 1:05 | Introducing family

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In this episode, we'll teach you the words for family members in French and you'll learn to introduce them. There's also more practice of what you've learned in previous lessons.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Nov 08 2007

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CBF 1:06 | Numbers and more family

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In this episode we're continuing the theme of family members and also learning to count in French, focusing on numbers from 1-10.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Nov 14 2007

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CBF 1:07 | Talking about your job

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In this episode of Coffee Break French, we'll teach you how to talk about your job using the appropriate vocabulary.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Nov 24 2007

22mins

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CBF 1:08 | Talking about likes and dislikes

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In this episode you’ll learn how to express opinions about your likes and dislikes. We'll teach you the the necessary vocabulary to make your feelings known in French.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Dec 01 2007

20mins

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CBF 1:09 | Talking about what you have learned so far

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In this episode we’ll take the chance to go over what you’ve learned so far in Coffee Break French. You should be able to introduce yourself, talk about where you're from, your family and count from 1-10.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Dec 11 2007

26mins

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CBF 1:10 | Happy holidays

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In this episode of Coffee Break French, you’ll join Mark and Anna for some Festive French Fun!


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Dec 16 2007

20mins

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CBF 1:11 | Talking about language

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Have you ever found it difficult to understand what people are saying to you in French? In this episode you’ll learn how to cope with language difficulties and to talk about the languages you speak.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Jan 18 2008

18mins

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CBF 1:12 | Numbers, days and dates

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In this episode we're teaching you more numbers. By the end of this podcast you'll have learned numbers from 11 to 1000. We'll also teach you the days of the week, and the months and seasons of the year.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Jan 25 2008

17mins

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CBF 1:13 | Asking for directions

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In this episode, you’ll learn to ask for directions. We'll teach you how to ask where places in the town are and understand the words for "where", "here" and "there".


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Feb 02 2008

21mins

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CBF 1:14 | Talking about your town

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In this episode we're continuing with the topic from last week's lesson as we're talking about the town. You’ll learn to talk about your town and describe what it has to offer.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Feb 17 2008

23mins

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CBF 1:15 | Ordering drinks in a café

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In this lesson you’ll learn to order drinks in a café. In addition to building your vocabulary for common drinks in French, you'll also learn the structures used to ask for things. You'll quickly find how easy it is to reuse these structures in other situations, and before long you'll be ready to order a coffee, a mineral water and lots more!


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Feb 21 2008

23mins

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CBF 1:16 | Ordering snacks ina café

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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.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Mar 03 2008

20mins

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CBF 1:17 | Ordering food in a restaurant

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It's time to learn how to order food in a French restaurant. You'll learn various words and phrases to help you get a table, ask for a menu, and of course, order food.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Mar 13 2008

24mins

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CBF 1:18 | Restaurant situations

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In this episode, you’ll learn to deal with dietary requirements in the restaurant and complain about your food – or compliment the chef!


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Apr 08 2008

18mins

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CBF 1:19 | Unit review

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In this episode, you’ll check your knowledge of what you’ve learned in unit 2.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Apr 18 2008

19mins

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CBF 1:20 | End-of-unit special

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In this episode, Mark and Anna are joined by Pierre-Benoît from our forthcoming video podcast Walk, Talk and Learn French. Listeners can review the restaurant language through a dialogue.


This season of Coffee Break French features a total of 40 lessons, all of which will be included in the podcast feed. Just stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you’d like to benefit from video versions, lesson notes and bonus audio materials, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break French in the Coffee Break Academy.


Don’t forget to follow Coffee Break French on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your French. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break French Facebook page here.


If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.


You can also check out our Coffee Break French Twitter page and the Coffee Break Languages YouTube channel.

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Apr 26 2008

20mins

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