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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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Coffee Break French Radio Lingua Network

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    • 4.5 • 34 Ratings

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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    CBF Travel Diaries 2.10 | Tours-Paris-Genève

    CBF Travel Diaries 2.10 | Tours-Paris-Genève

    In the 10th and final episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas savour their last day in France before travelling back to Geneva. Join Mark and Pierre-Benoît for one last time as they discuss the interesting language points included in Charlotte's final travel diary entry. We cover phrases like jeter un un coup d’œil à qqch and être scotché par qqch and explain the difference between quitter and partir. 
    
    Our premium version includes lesson notes with additional examples and explanations of the language in each lesson, and a pronunciation practice video to help you improve your speaking. Click here to access the course on the Coffee Break Academy.


    At Coffee Break French we provide content for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakfrench.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in French, whatever your level.
     
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    • 23 min
    CBF Travel Diaries 2.09 | Comme des rois

    CBF Travel Diaries 2.09 | Comme des rois

    It's time for the next instalment of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Season 2! University friends Charlotte, Théo and Lucas make the most of their time in the Loire Valley with a visit to the impressive Château de Chambord and Château de Villandry before a bike ride along the Loire River - the longest river in France! Join teachers Mark and Pierre-Benoît as they discuss the language featured in Charlotte's travel diary entry in this penultimate episode of the series.


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 11th February. However, if you would like to binge the entire season then you can access all 10 episodes on the Coffee Break Academy. Our premium version includes lesson notes with additional examples and explanations of the language in each lesson, and a pronunciation practice video to help you improve your speaking. Click here to access the course on the Coffee Break Academy.


    At Coffee Break French we provide content for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakfrench.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in French, whatever your level.
     
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    • 21 min
    CBF Travel Diaries 2.08 | Lèche-vitrine à Tours

    CBF Travel Diaries 2.08 | Lèche-vitrine à Tours

    Welcome to another episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! This time, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas are back on the road as they're en route to Tours. On arrival they explore what the university town has to offer and sample some local dishes including the famous rillettes de Tours. Listen out for some indirect object pronouns and a preceding direct object pronoun. 


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 11th February. However, if you would like to binge the entire season then you can access all 10 episodes on the Coffee Break Academy. Our premium version includes lesson notes with additional examples and explanations of the language in each lesson, and a pronunciation practice video to help you improve your speaking. Click here to access the course on the Coffee Break Academy.


    At Coffee Break French we provide content for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakfrench.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in French, whatever your level.
     
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    • 19 min
    CBF Travel Diaries 2.07 | Retour aux sources

    CBF Travel Diaries 2.07 | Retour aux sources

    In Episode 7 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries Season 2, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas reach one of the most popular tourist attractions in France, the Mont Saint-Michel. As they set off to explore the magical island, Théo and Lucas reveal a surprise for Charlotte. Can you guess what it could be? Listen to the episode to find out and pay close attention to the interesting words and phrases featured in Charlotte's diary entry, including: enfiler, finir la journée en beauté and rêver de qqch.


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 11th February. However, if you would like to binge the entire season then you can access all 10 episodes on the Coffee Break Academy. Our premium version includes lesson notes with additional examples and explanations of the language in each lesson, and a pronunciation practice video to help you improve your speaking. Click here to access the course on the Coffee Break Academy.


    At Coffee Break French we provide content for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakfrench.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in French, whatever your level.
     
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    • 22 min
    CBF Travel Diaries 2.06 | Une journée typiquement normande

    CBF Travel Diaries 2.06 | Une journée typiquement normande

    It's time for another episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! Charlotte, Théo and Lucas spend their final day in Normandy visiting the Abbaye aux Hommes before wandering around the around streets of the city centre, stopping to sample some Norman specialities along the way. Mark and Pierre Benoît take note of many interesting phrases using the verb être, including être fou de qqch and être inspiré par qqch. We also hear more about the difference between en fait, en effet, and au fait.


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 11th February. However, if you would like to binge the entire season then you can access all 10 episodes on the Coffee Break Academy. Our premium version includes lesson notes with additional examples and explanations of the language in each lesson, and a pronunciation practice video to help you improve your speaking. Click here to access the course on the Coffee Break Academy.


    At Coffee Break French we provide content for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakfrench.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in French, whatever your level.
     
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    • 25 min
    CBF Travel Diaries 2.05 | Hommage aux plages

    CBF Travel Diaries 2.05 | Hommage aux plages

    Welcome back to Season 2 of the Coffee Break French Travel Diaries! In Episode 5, Charlotte, Théo and Lucas have an emotional day at the Normandy landing beaches. While listening to the details of their trip from Charlotte's diary entry, pay attention to the use of the word dont and the conjugation of acueillir in the present tense which Mark and Pierre Benoît discuss in the episode.


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 11th February. However, if you would like to binge the entire season then you can access all 10 episodes on the Coffee Break Academy. Our premium version includes lesson notes with additional examples and explanations of the language in each lesson, and a pronunciation practice video to help you improve your speaking. Click here to access the course on the Coffee Break Academy.


    At Coffee Break French we provide content for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakfrench.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in French, whatever your level.
     
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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Kasiabb92 ,

Brilliant

Worth subscribing to, suitable for beginner and intermediate levels. Interesting to listen to as well as a good mix of accents and vocab. Thank you

Gallycat. ,

Superb.

Excellent and best way to learn French. I have tried other methods. Coffee break French rocks! Well done! Liam.

PeractoPaulo1985 ,

Fresh, Upbeat, concise and relevant

I'd like to thank Mark and Anna for giving me the opportunity to use these podcasts- I feel like Im robbing the bank as I consider these lessons not only relevant but invaluable.
One could imagine A Scot teaching an Irishman French, that something would be lost in translation, but these guys have done delivered upbeat, concise and relevant podcasts that, on a larger scale, are obviously built on a well thought out method of learning.
Great work has gone into this and I can't thank the people involved enough,
Merci beaucoup et bonne chance à tous pour l'avenir ;)

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