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Learn German 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 German speakers.

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Learn German 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 German speakers.

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A Great Free Resource!

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If you like learning by listening to Podcasts this is a great Podcast.

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Great podcast. Really helps take your German to the next level!

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743 Ratings
Average Ratings
496
215
17
3
12

A Great Free Resource!

By akaGalaxy1 - Jan 24 2019
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If you like learning by listening to Podcasts this is a great Podcast.

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By Herr Deutschbag - Jan 14 2019
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Great podcast. Really helps take your German to the next level!

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Coffee Break German

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Learn German 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 German speakers.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: CBG Mag 1.01 | Tatort

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The Coffee Break German team is back with a new series, the Coffee Break German 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 German language in a more natural way. This series follows on from Seasons 1 and 2 of Coffee Break German.


In the first episode of the series we'll be focusing on a very important part of life in most German-speaking areas: Sunday night in front of the TV watching the crime series Tatort. We'll listen to a text on this topic and then teacher Andrea and learner Mark will discuss the language in the text. Also included in the episode is our phone-in Q&A, and our "Sahnehäubchen" with Olivera in which we're looking at the expression Nullachtfünfzehn.


If you have a question for the show, call our voicemail lines: UK - +44 (0) 141 416 6880; US (347) 474 6880; Australia (08) 7200 6880, or visit coffeebreakquestions.com and leave us your message.


There will be a total of 10 episodes in Season 1 of the Coffee Break German 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 German on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your German. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break German 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 German at http://coffeebreakgerman.com

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Aug 30 2019

38mins

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Rank #2: CBG 1:01 | Saying how you are feeling

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Welcome to this first episode of Coffee Break German, our new German course for beginners. In weekly episodes you’ll join native speaker Thomas who’ll be teaching learner Mark in gradual, structured lessons. Our “Cultural Correspondent” Julia and our “Grammar Guru” Kirsten will also join us in each episode to share their knowledge and love of all things German. In this first lesson, Thomas introduces us to the German language, and you’ll learn some useful words and phrases:

  • how to say “hello” and “goodbye”;
  • how to say “how are you?” and how to answer this question;
  • the words for “yes” and “no”, and other useful German words which will come in handy every day.

You’ll also meet the other members of the Coffee Break German team: learner Mark is more used to teaching French and Spanish in Coffee Break French and Coffee Break Spanish; Kirsten, our Grammar Guru and self-confessed grammar geek, will be bringing us regular explanations of the trickier aspects of the German language; and Julia, our Cultural Correspondent, will provide the inside knowledge on all things German, Swiss and Austrian.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German Facebook page here.


Join us on YouTube where we post regular videos for language learners: subscribe to Coffee Break Languages now!


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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Jan 23 2013

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Rank #3: CBG 2.01 | Ich bin Deutscher, sie ist Deutsche und wir sprechen Deutsch!

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In this first lesson of the new series of Coffee Break German, join teacher Andrea and her student Mark as they review the topic of nationalities and languages. This lesson introduces the fact that, unlike in English, German normally has a different word for the nationality and the language of a country. You'll also review the verbs sprechen and lernen, and the team is joined by our Cultural Correspondent Julia who's back with more cultural information about the German-speaking world.

This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes, published every two weeks. Lessons 21-40 will be published during 2018. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German 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 YouTube.

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Feb 13 2017

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Rank #4: CBG Mag 1.02 | Spaß im Wiener Prater

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In episode 2 of the Coffee Break German we're heading to the Austrian capital, Vienna, where the world-famous Wiener Prater is to be found. This former hunting ground has become the hub of entertainment for Viennese families. As usual Mark and Andrea will be discussing the language featured in our text, and there's also a question from listener Rena who is looking for advice on how to help her daughter learn German.


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 German language in a more natural way. This series follows on from Seasons 1 and 2 of Coffee Break German. If you have a question for the show, call our voicemail lines: UK - +44 (0) 141 416 6880; US (347) 474 6880; Australia (08) 7200 6880, or visit coffeebreakquestions.com and leave us your message.


There will be a total of 10 episodes in Season 1 of the Coffee Break German 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 German on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your German. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break German 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 German at http://coffeebreakgerman.com

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Sep 13 2019

41mins

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Rank #5: CBG 1:02 | Saying your name

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This is our second episode of Coffee Break German, our new German course for beginners. In weekly episodes you’ll join native speaker Thomas who’ll be teaching learner Mark in gradual, structured lessons. Our “Cultural Correspondent” Julia and our “Grammar Guru” Kirsten will also join us in each episode to share their knowledge and love of all things German. In this lesson you’ll be learning greetings for different times of the day and how to introduce yourself:

  • how to say “good morning”, “good afternoon”, “good evening” and “good night”;
  • why the word for “good” changes in these expressions;
  • how to ask people “what is your name?” and how to answer that question yourself;
  • where the German language is spoken.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German Facebook page here.


Join us on YouTube where we post regular videos for language learners: subscribe to Coffee Break Languages now!


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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Jan 30 2013

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Rank #6: CBG 2.30 | Review Lesson

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Welcome to the 30th lesson in the season and it's time for some review. You won't believe how much you've learned in lessons 21-29, and in this episode Andrea and Mark will be reviewing topics such as Wechselpräpositionen, relative pronouns, modal verbs, and much more!


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes, published every two weeks. Lessons 21-40 will be published during 2018. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German 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 YouTube.

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May 28 2018

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Rank #7: CBG 1:40 | Mein Deutsch hat sich sehr verbessert!

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In the final episode of this series of Coffee Break German, Mark reflects on his visit to Innsbruck and Thomas helps him talk more about things in the past in German. In this lesson you will:

  • learn how to use the perfect tense combining the auxiliary verb haben with the past participle;
  • find out about the perfect tense uses the auxiliary verb sein with certain verbs;
  • learn about the simple past tense of the verb seen to talk about the past;
  • practise different conversational structures.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German Facebook page here.


Join us on YouTube where we post regular videos for language learners: subscribe to Coffee Break Languages now!


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 20 2014

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Rank #8: CBG Mag 1.03 | Das Leben der Trümmerfrauen

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Following the events of World War 2, the monumental task of clearing and reconstructing towns and cities fell to the Trümmerfrauen, literally "rubble women". In this episode of the Coffee Break German Magazine we'll look at this fascinating period of German history. In the other segments of the show, Andrea answers listener Maddie's question about compound words, and Olivera introduces an interesting idiomatic expression in the Sahnehäubchen.


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 German language in a more natural way. This series follows on from Seasons 1 and 2 of Coffee Break German. If you have a question for the show, call our voicemail lines: UK - +44 (0) 141 416 6880; US (347) 474 6880; Australia (08) 7200 6880, or visit coffeebreakquestions.com and leave us your message.


There will be a total of 10 episodes in Season 1 of the Coffee Break German 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 German on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your German. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break German 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 German at http://coffeebreakgerman.com

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Sep 27 2019

46mins

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Rank #9: CBG 1:03 | Saying where you are from

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Welcome to a new episode of Coffee Break German, our new course for beginners in German. In weekly episodes you’ll join native speaker Thomas who’ll be teaching learner Mark in gradual, structured lessons. Our “Cultural Correspondent” Julia and our “Grammar Guru” Kirsten will also join us in each episode to share their knowledge and love of all things German. In this lesson you’ll be moving on to talk about where you come from. You’ll learn:


  • how to ask the question “where do you come from?”;
  • how to answer this question and the names for a number of countries;
  • the difference between the “du” and “Sie” forms in German and what happens to verbs when you change the form;
  • how to greet people in different parts of the German-speaking world.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German Facebook page here.


Join us on YouTube where we post regular videos for language learners: subscribe to Coffee Break Languages now!


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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Feb 06 2013

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Rank #10: CBG 2.02 | Ich möchte gern den Braten mit Kartoffeln | Focusing on the accusative case

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How many times have you ordered a drink in a German café, or a snack in a German restaurant and you've never been quite sure about whether you're using the correct word for "a" or "the". Of course there's the gender of the word to think about, but the added complication with German is the case! This episode of Coffee Break German focuses on the Accusative case and you'll master how to use this case with both definite and indefinite articles.

This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes, published every two weeks. Lessons 21-40 will be published during 2018. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German 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 YouTube.

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Feb 27 2017

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Rank #11: CBG 2.20 | Als ich 10 war, wollte ich Astronautin werden

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This lesson marks the end of the first half of our second season of Coffee Break German. Mark and Andrea take the opportunity to review the topics covered in lessons 11 to 19 with lots of new examples, helping you build your vocabulary and practise the grammar points at the same time.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes, published every two weeks. Lessons 21-40 will be published during 2018. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German 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 YouTube.

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Nov 13 2017

32mins

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Rank #12: CBG 2.28 | Deutschschüler sind Leute, die Deutsch lernen

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Coffee Break German is the course which teaches you German. Andrea is the teacher who helps Mark learn. You are the student who is learning along with Mark, and this is the lesson in which you'll learn all about relative pronouns in German! We'll learn how to use relative pronouns to combine two clauses together and how relative pronouns work with different genders and cases. All will become clear!


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes, published every two weeks. Lessons 21-40 will be published during 2018. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German 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 YouTube.

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Apr 23 2018

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Rank #13: CBG 2.29 | Fährst du in die Schweiz, oder fährst du in der Schweiz?

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Coffee Break German Season 2 is all about helping you "tighten up" your German, and this episode addresses one of the trickiest aspects of German for learners. You're already familiar with prepositions, and you're already familiar with the accusative and dative case, but did you know that there is a group of prepositions which can take the accusative OR the dative, depending on the situation? By the end of this lesson all will become clear and you'll be able to make the correct decision every time with the help of Andrea and Mark.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes, published every two weeks. Lessons 21-40 will be published during 2018. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German 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 YouTube.

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May 14 2018

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Rank #14: CBG 2.19 | Wie alt warst du, als du Deutsch lernen wolltest?

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In the last lesson we looked at the Präteritum, the past tense form which is commonly used with verbs such as sein, haben and so on. In this lesson, we'll be taking the Präteritum a little further and learn how to talk about what we wanted to do and what we were able to do in the past, using können and wollen.

This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes, published every two weeks. Lessons 21-40 will be published during 2018. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German 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 YouTube.

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Oct 30 2017

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Rank #15: CBG 1:27 | Talking about your work

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In this lesson you’ll learn to talk about birthdays and jobs with your new German-speaking friends. Coming up:



  • how to say dates in German;
  • how to talk about your date of birth;
  • to talk about your job and say where you work;
  • to use certain prepositions which can use the accusative or dative cases depending on the situation;
  • about the Austrian capital, Vienna.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German Facebook page here.


Join us on YouTube where we post regular videos for language learners: subscribe to Coffee Break Languages now!


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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Oct 29 2013

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Rank #16: CBG 1:04 | Saying where you live

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In this week’s episode of Coffee Break German you’ll take your German skills further and continue to develop your confidence in using the language. In weekly episodes you’ll join native speaker Thomas who’ll be teaching learner Mark in gradual, structured lessons. Our “Cultural Correspondent” Julia and our “Grammar Guru” Kirsten will also join us in each episode to share their knowledge and love of all things German. In this lesson you’ll be moving on to talk about where you live. You’ll learn:

  • how to say where you live;
  • how to change verb endings when talking about ich (I), du (you, informal) and Sie (you, formal);
  • how to make a sentence negative using the word nicht;
  • how Karneval is celebrated in German-speaking countries.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German Facebook page here.


Join us on YouTube where we post regular videos for language learners: subscribe to Coffee Break Languages now!


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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Feb 13 2013

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Rank #17: CBG 2.03 | Das ist ein schönes Zimmer! | Using adjectives in the nominative case

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In this lesson you'll be all set for checking into a hotel - and using the correct German grammar to do so! Join Mark and Andrea as they look at the interesting topic of adjective endings in the nominative case with indefinite articles, so you'll be able to ask for "a large room, a comfortable bed and a beautiful view of the mountains"!

This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes, published every two weeks. Lessons 21-40 will be published during 2018. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German 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 YouTube.

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Mar 13 2017

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Rank #18: CBG 1:28 | Saying what you like to do

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In this new lesson in our series you’ll learn to talk about likes and dislikes in German. Coming up in this lesson…


  • how to say what you like and what you don’t like in German;
  • how to talk about what you like doing;
  • how to use the verb gefallen;
  • how to use the word gern to talk about what you like doing;
  • about some famous German language film.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German Facebook page here.


Join us on YouTube where we post regular videos for language learners: subscribe to Coffee Break Languages now!


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 20 2013

23mins

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Rank #19: CBG 1:26 | Talking more about yourself

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In this lesson you’ll learn to talk more about your family and to talk about why you’re visiting Germany, or indeed Austria or Switzerland! Coming up in this lesson…

  • how to introduce members of your family;
  • how to use possessive adjectives (my, your, his, her, etc) in the nominative, accusative and dative cases;
  • to talk about why you’re visiting a German-speaking country;
  • how to talk about the ages in German;
  • about the German capital, Berlin.


This season of Coffee Break German features a total of 40 episodes. Stay subscribed to the podcast to enjoy each episode. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break German on the Coffee Break Academy.


Don't forget to follow Coffee Break German 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 German Facebook page here.


Join us on YouTube where we post regular videos for language learners: subscribe to Coffee Break Languages now!


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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Oct 09 2013

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Rank #20: CBG 1:20 | End-of-unit review

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Half way through the course! In this twentieth lesson of Coffee Break German you’ll join Mark as he is tested by Thomas on everything he has learned so far in the course. In this lesson:

  • test yourself on what you’ve learned with the translation challenges set by Thomas;
  • translate from German into English and from English into German;
  • join Kirsten for a useful review of the main grammar points covered so far in the course;
  • find out about music from Germany and Austria in our Cultural Correspondent segment.

Here are links to some of the songs mentioned by Julia:


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