Coffee Break Spanish

Synopsis

Learn Spanish 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 Spanish speakers. Season 1 lessons are for absolute beginners, and the courses increase in difficulty as the seasons progress.

Episodes

  • CBS Mag 3.10 | La serie del momento

    CBS Mag 3.10 | La serie del momento

    17/04/2020 Duration: 28min

    In this final episode of this season of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine, we discuss the popular Spanish crime television series, La Casa de Papel. In response to listener, John's question, Fernanda explains how to say “to try” in Spanish, and more specifically, when to use the verb tratar, or the verb intentar. To finish, Anabel explains the meaning behind an interesting expression.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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, transcripts, vocabulary. lists and exercises, you can acce

  • CBS Mag 3.09 | La Gastronomía Mexicana

    CBS Mag 3.09 | La Gastronomía Mexicana

    03/04/2020 Duration: 25min

    It's time for another episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine! We hope you're hungry as this week's episode is all about Mexican food! Listener Jorge would like to know more about the phrase el uno al otro and Sofía shares a joke about a much loved Mexican dish. 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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish 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 Spanish on Faceb

  • CBS Mag 3.08 | El Carnaval de Santa Cruz

    CBS Mag 3.08 | El Carnaval de Santa Cruz

    20/03/2020 Duration: 23min

    Mark, Fernanda and Anabel are back for another episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. This week we're heading to Tenerife for El Carnaval de Santa Cruz! Listener Iris has a question about the use of the words época and tiempo when talking about time, and Anabel shares a couple of interesting expressions.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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish 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 fo

  • CBS Mag 3.07 | El encuentro de dos mundos

    CBS Mag 3.07 | El encuentro de dos mundos

    06/03/2020 Duration: 28min

    It's time for another episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine! In this lesson, we're discussing a very important day for the Hispanic world, El Día de la Hispanidad. Our listener Namrata would like to know more about the use of the past participle in Spanish and Sofía challenges Mark with a tongue twister!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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish 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 fo

  • CBS Mag 3.06 | Verde que te quiero verde

    CBS Mag 3.06 | Verde que te quiero verde

    21/02/2020 Duration: 28min

    Fernanda, Anabel and Mark are back for another episode of the Magazine and this time they're talking about the famous Spanish writer Federico García Lorca. Listener Eric has a question about demonyms and Anabel shares an interesting expression.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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish 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 Spanish on Facebook where we post langua

  • CBS Mag 3.05 | El Canal de Panamá

    CBS Mag 3.05 | El Canal de Panamá

    31/01/2020 Duration: 30min

    Join Fernanda, Sofía and Mark in the latest episode of the Magazine as they discuss the story behind the impressive Panama Canal. Listener Jean asks a question about pronunciation and Sofía shares some Panamanian colloquial words.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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish 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 Spanish on Facebook where we post language activities,

  • CBS Mag 3.04 | ¡A bailar!

    CBS Mag 3.04 | ¡A bailar!

    17/01/2020 Duration: 30min

    ¡Feliz Año Nuevo! We're starting a new year of Coffee Break Spanish with episode 4 of our third season of the Magazine, and the topic for this week is salsa. Not the kind of salsa you put on your fajitas, but the dance which is popular all over the world. There's a question from listener Namrata about combining infinitives, and Sofía shares a fantastic Spanish tongue twister which will get you practising your pronunciation.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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, transcripts, vocab

  • CBS Mag 3.03 | Navidad en Madrid

    CBS Mag 3.03 | Navidad en Madrid

    13/12/2019 Duration: 26min

    It's time for a festive episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. In this lesson, Anabel joins Mark and Fernanda to discuss Navidad en Madrid and together they discuss festive traditions in the Spanish capital. There's a question from listener Sarah about developing listening skills, and Anabel also shares a useful idiomatic expression which is linked to this time of year. The expression involves El Gordo, the famous lottery drawn at Christmas. If you'd like to watch this year's adverts for El Gordo, click here.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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the

  • CBS Mag 3.02 | Un viaje exprés por Salamanca

    CBS Mag 3.02 | Un viaje exprés por Salamanca

    29/11/2019 Duration: 30min

    In this episode of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine we'll be investigating an astronaut and a dragon eating ice cream on the façade of a 17th Century cathedral. There's only one city in the Spanish-speaking world where you can see such a thing, and that is Salamanca. Join Mark, Fernanda and Anabel for a quick trip to this jewel in the crown of Castilla y León. In our grammar section we'll be answering listener Hanne's question about using the subjunctive after the word cuando.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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine. If you'

  • CBS Mag 3.01 | El fútbol - en el corazón de todos los latinos

    CBS Mag 3.01 | El fútbol - en el corazón de todos los latinos

    15/11/2019 Duration: 37min

    In this first episode in our new season of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine, join Fernanda, Sofía and Mark as they discuss a topic close to every Latin American's heart: el fútbol. There's a question from listener Lonneke about the different verbs for "to walk", and Sofía provides us with some useful words and phrases associated with football.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 Spanish language in a more natural way. This series is aimed at intermediate Spanish learners. 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 of Season 1 of the Coffee Break Spanish 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

  • CBS Mag 3.00 | Coming Soon: The Coffee Break Spanish Magazine

    CBS Mag 3.00 | Coming Soon: The Coffee Break Spanish Magazine

    08/11/2019 Duration: 02min

    Launching on 15 November 2019, the new series of the Coffee Break Spanish Magazine will help intermediate learners of Spanish build their understanding of the language and improve their listening skills. Each episode focuses on a text on a topic related to the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries around the world. In each episode there's also a phone-in question from a listener. Don't forget to follow Coffee Break Spanish on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your Spanish. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break Spanish Facebook page here.If you'd like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, and access regular language challenges, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram.For all information on Coffee Break Spanish, visit https://radiolingua.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • CBS EM 1.10 | Ronda de Preguntas

    CBS EM 1.10 | Ronda de Preguntas

    21/06/2019 Duration: 19min

    ¡Ha llegado el fin de la primera temporada de En Marcha! It’s time for one more episode before we wrap up the series and, in this final instalment, it’s time for some questions. While recording En Marcha, we made sure to ask four key questions to almost everybody we interviewed, and this episode brings all of their answers together! Hear about people’s favourite Spanish destinations, dishes and the tips they have for tourists visiting Spain. ¡Vamos a escuchar las respuestas!This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Marcha online course in the Coffee Break Academy.Don't forget to follow Coffee Break

  • CBS EM 1.09 | Una Aventura Gastronómica por las Calles de Málaga

    CBS EM 1.09 | Una Aventura Gastronómica por las Calles de Málaga

    07/06/2019 Duration: 19min

    ¡Es la hora del tapeo! There’s no doubt that trying delicious local delicacies is one of the best things about visiting a new place. In this penultimate episode of Series 1 of En Marcha, Mark and the team head off on a gastronomic adventure around the streets of Málaga. Led by knowledgable guides Jaimie and Susanne from the food tour company Devour Tours, we discover the secrets of Málaga’s mouth-watering offering of food and drink, as well as learning more about the concept of tapas. ¡Que aproveche!This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Marcha online course in the Coffee Break Academy.Don't forg

  • CBS EM 1.08 | Málaga: Transformación Cultural

    CBS EM 1.08 | Málaga: Transformación Cultural

    24/05/2019 Duration: 19min

    What springs to mind when you think of the city of Málaga? Until recently, it may have been the great weather and the beaches. But nowadays, the city has shaken off the dated image of ‘sol y playa’, and is establishing itself as one of Spain’s main cultural hubs. In this episode, through a series of interviews with local professionals, we hear about what led to this cultural transformation, and the opening of new museums and galleries across the city.This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Marcha online course in the Coffee Break Academy.Don't forget to follow Coffee Break Spanish on Facebook wher

  • CBS EM 1.07 | Una maravilla de Andalucía

    CBS EM 1.07 | Una maravilla de Andalucía

    10/05/2019 Duration: 19min

    In this 7th episode of En Marcha, Mark and the team head eastwards along the Costa Tropical, to the village of Frigiliana, officially one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. After spending the day finding out about the village through both its residents and its visitors, it’s time to return to Málaga, but not before dropping in on two more villages, one of which offers up an opportunity for Mark to catch up with some familiar faces. For more information about High Five Spanish, our Spanish course for children, please visit http://highfivespanish.com.This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Mar

  • CBS EM 1.06 | Hablando como nativos

    CBS EM 1.06 | Hablando como nativos

    26/04/2019 Duration: 19min

    How many times have you thought about catching a flight to a Spanish-speaking country to learn Spanish? In this episode, Mark catches up with an old friend, talks to the owner of a language school, and asks some students about their experiences at the school. You might have guessed that this episode focuses on a topic close to Mark’s heart: learning Spanish. But no need to book a flight just yet; this episode, and indeed all episodes of En Marcha, will show that you can still improve your Spanish from the comfort of your own home!This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Marcha online course in the

  • CBS EM 1.05 | Ronda: Ciudad Soñada

    CBS EM 1.05 | Ronda: Ciudad Soñada

    29/03/2019 Duration: 19min

    It’s time for another day trip to a beautiful city in the region of Málaga and, this time, the team are in Ronda, lovingly nicknamed the ‘city of dreams’. As the home of modern bullfighting in Spain, Ronda presents the perfect opportunity for the team to ask some people about their opinions on this controversial Spanish tradition. This episode will help you continue to build your listening comprehension skills while introducing you to this dreamlike city through a series of interviews with both Ronda locals and fellow visitors.This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Marcha online course in the Cof

  • CBS EM 1.04 | De Compras en el Mercado de Atarazanas

    CBS EM 1.04 | De Compras en el Mercado de Atarazanas

    15/03/2019 Duration: 19min

    Where better to soak up the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a culture than in el mercado, and in this episode you can join the Coffee Break team in the Mercado Atarazanas in central Málaga. Whether it's fresh Mediterranean seafood, jamón ibérico, or goat's cheese from the hills around the city, you can find everything you need for the perfect Malagueño meal. This episode will help you build your vocabulary and listening skills while discovering more about the culture of this part of Spain. This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Marcha online course in the Coffee Break Academy.Don't forget to

  • CBS EM 1.03 | Nos vamos a Córdoba

    CBS EM 1.03 | Nos vamos a Córdoba

    01/03/2019 Duration: 19min

    In this episode, join Mark and the Coffee Break team as they take the train to Córdoba for the day. You’ll hear them asking about what there is to see and do in Córdoba, before heading on a trip into the city’s famous Mezquita-Catedral. The team will also sample some of Spain’s best tortilla, and we’ll hear from other tourists who are spending the day in the city.This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Marcha online course in the Coffee Break Academy.Don't forget to follow Coffee Break Spanish on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise

  • CBS EM 1.02 | La Vida Malagueña

    CBS EM 1.02 | La Vida Malagueña

    15/02/2019 Duration: 19min

    What's it like to live and work in Málaga? In this episode of En Marcha, Mark talks to Sara who works in the Tourism department of the Ayuntamiento de Málaga. They discuss the town, how it has changed over the years, and tourism in the surrounding area. There are also interviews with other Malagueños, and you can challenge yourself to follow the conversations and recognise the different accents used.This season of En Marcha con Coffee Break Spanish 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 materials including our "Language Study" audio episodes which explain some of the language points introduced in the conversations, exercise packs, vocabulary lists and exclusive video materials, you can access the En Marcha online course in the Coffee Break Academy.Don't forget to follow Coffee Break Spanish on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and r

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