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Learn French with Coffee Break French, bringing you language-learning with your latte! Aimed at total beginners, this podcast will help you get to grips with the French language.
Recent Episodes for Coffee Break French
DATE: Tue, 11 May 2010
SIZE: 15.0 MB
Lesson 80 – Coffee Break French

We’ve arrived at the final episode in our series of Coffee Break French. In lesson 80, we reach the end of the meal in which our friends Christina, David, Sophie and Jean-Jaques have been getting to know each other. As usual we cover a range of topics and constructions in this conversation and everything is [...]

DATE: Wed, 05 May 2010
SIZE: 27.9 MB
Lesson 79 – Coffee Break French

After an enjoyable meal our two couples are about to enjoy a coffee and un petit digeo. The conversation continues between David, Christina, Sophie and Jean-Jacques in this penultimate episode of the series. Expressions covered include ça te dirait de faire quelque chose, aussitôt que, and further examples of the future and conditional tenses. Members’ Materials [...]

DATE: Sun, 25 Apr 2010
SIZE: 17.0 MB
Lesson 78 – Coffee Break French

In our long-awaited 78th episode of the course, we continue our radio play featuring David and Christina who are having dinner with their new friends Sophie and Jean-Jacques. This lesson introduces the pluperfect tense and also looks at a few examples of avoir expressions, including avoir l’habitude, avoir besoin de quelque chose and avoir de [...]

DATE: Thu, 25 Mar 2010
SIZE: 16.7 MB
Lesson 77 – Coffee Break French

In lesson 77 our radio play continues and Sophie, Jean-Jacques, David and Christina are talking about what they will be doing in the coming days. We’ll therefore be taking a look at the future tense. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS

DATE: Wed, 10 Mar 2010
SIZE: 17.3 MB
Lesson 76 – Coffee Break French

In this lesson of Coffee Break French, our radio play continues. Sometimes it’s difficult to know when to use tu and when to use vous when speaking to people in French. In this lesson, Jean-Jacques suggests that he and David should tutoyer each other – ie. use the tu form. This lesson includes some useful tips [...]

DATE: Fri, 19 Feb 2010
SIZE: 19.3 MB
Lesson 75 – Coffee Break French

Our radio play continues in lesson 75 as David and Christina get to know Jean-Jacques and Sophie a bit more. They talk about their children and pets, and about the food they’re going to order. The conversation includes some examples of the conditional tense, the comparative, and the use of the word en. Members’ Materials | [...]

DATE: Thu, 04 Feb 2010
SIZE: 17.8 MB
Lesson 74 – Coffee Break French

In episode 74 of Coffee Break French David and Christina decide to join Jean-Jacques and Sophie for dinner in the latest instalment of our ‘radio play’. Topics covered include a review of ‘beaucoup de’ and a very brief introduction to the subjunctive mood. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS

DATE: Wed, 27 Jan 2010
SIZE: 16.4 MB
Lesson 73 – Coffee Break French

In episode 73 of Coffee Break French our conversation between David, Christina and Jean-Jacques continues, and they are joined by Jean-Jacques’ wife, Sophie. Topics covered include the use of ça vous dirait de + infinitive to suggest an activity. We also take a look at negatives in the form of ne … pas and ne [...]

DATE: Tue, 19 Jan 2010
SIZE: 15.6 MB
Lesson 72 – Coffee Break French

In episode 72 of Coffee Break French we’ll hear the next instalment of the conversation between David, Christina and Jean-Jacques. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS

DATE: Sat, 09 Jan 2010
SIZE: 28.2 MB
Lesson 71 – Coffee Break French

One of the main things learners seem to be finding difficult is the idea of making conversation with people. It’s easy enough to order a coffee, or book into a hotel, and saying the words and phrases you’ve learned at the appropriate time is great, but sometimes it’s not enough. What happens when you ask [...]

DATE: Thu, 31 Dec 2009
SIZE: 13.3 MB
Spécial Réveillon – Coffee Break French

Bring in the New Year with Coffee Break French as Mark explains what’s going to be happening in Paris this evening. It’s a few weeks since we reached episode 70 and we’re finalising the materials for lessons 71-80 at the moment, but in the meantime here’s a special episode in which Mark talks about how [...]

DATE: Tue, 08 Dec 2009
SIZE: 7.29 MB
Happy Holidays from Radio Lingua

2009 has been a fantastic year for Radio Lingua and we’d like to thank all our listeners for your support and enthusiasm over the past twelve months. To celebrate the end of 2009 and a new year of language-learning just around the corner, we’re delighted to announce our Holidays sale and give you some exciting [...]

DATE: Sun, 15 Nov 2009
SIZE: 9.63 MB
Lesson 70 – Coffee Break French

In this 70th episode of Coffee Break French, Mark and Anna look at one activity which learners traditionally find difficult in a foreign language: using the telephone. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS

DATE: Tue, 27 Oct 2009
SIZE: 10.6 MB
Lesson 69 – Coffee Break French

This week’s Coffee Break French deals with hiring a car in a French-speaking area. Like our last episode, this lesson focuses on using the language we’ve been working on recently in a practical context. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS

DATE: Sun, 18 Oct 2009
SIZE: 9.70 MB
Radio Lingua celebrates 3 years of language-learning

On 18th October 2006, episode one of a new language-learning podcast called Coffee Break Spanish was released to the world. This show was a bit different from the other Spanish learning shows out there: it was a gradual introduction to basic Spanish presented by teacher Mark, teaching student Kara. At this stage no-one really knew [...]

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Recent Comments for Coffee Break French

Submitted By: vdma93@... (on 6-2014)

Coffee Break French. Fantastic!!!

Great pod cast! Thank you Mark! Anna and the Radio Lingua Network. :-)

Submitted By: bryanliverpool@... (on 6-2014)

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