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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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Coffee Break German Coffee Break Languages

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    • 4.6 • 1.2K Ratings

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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    CBG Travel Diaries 2.01 | Das beste Geschenk, dass man sich wünschen kann

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.01 | Das beste Geschenk, dass man sich wünschen kann

    Welcome to Season 2 of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries! This time, we're joining Karl, Birgit and friends as they take a river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest, through Germany and Austria to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Throughout the journey, they'll sail on 3 rivers through 4 countries and see many cities while aboard. In this very first episode of the series, the couple leave Oberhausen and arrive in Amsterdam before boarding the ship. We hear many nautical words and phrases, river names, and vocabulary related to celebrations. As always, Coffee Break German hosts, Mark and Andrea will be on hand to help you understand the language featured in Karl's travel diary entries. Viel Spaß an Bord!
    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 German we provide content for beginners and intermediate learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakgerman.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in German.

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    • 25 min
    CBG Travel Diaries 2.02 | Da würde ich so gerne hoch!

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.02 | Da würde ich so gerne hoch!

    We're back with the second episode of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries, Season 2. This time, Karl and Birgit see the sites of Cologne and enjoy a view of the city from a modern high-rise building - Ein Blick aus der Höhe! Join hosts Mark and Andrea in this episode and learn some useful adverbs and vocabulary related to tourism.
    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 German we provide content for beginners and intermediate learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakgerman.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in German.

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    • 26 min
    CBG Travel Diaries 2.03 | Ausblick am Deutschen Eck

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.03 | Ausblick am Deutschen Eck

    In the latest episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries, Karl and Birgit are waking up in Koblenz, a beautiful city in Rhineland-Palatinate. The couple join their new friends on a cable car trip, high above the Rhine, to The Ehrenbreitstein Fortress before rounding off the day with dinner on deck. Throughout the episode, Coffee Break German hosts Mark and Andrea focus on the genitive, some history-related vocabulary and much more!
    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 German we provide content for beginners and intermediate learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakgerman.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in German.

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    • 29 min
    CBG Travel Diaries 2.04 | Romantische Gassen mit Pflasterstein

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.04 | Romantische Gassen mit Pflasterstein

    In the latest instalment of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries Season 2, we discover another river - the Main - and a new romantic setting in the cobbled streets of Würzburg in Bavaria. The couple discover what the city has to offer and Karl’s plan takes shape after a trip to the wine cellar. While discussing Karl's latest diary entry, Coffee Break German hosts Mark and Andrea focus on relative and subordinate clauses. Entspannen im Weinland!
    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 German we provide content for beginners and intermediate learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakgerman.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in German.

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    • 24 min
    CBG Travel Diaries 2.05 | Mittelalterliches Flair

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.05 | Mittelalterliches Flair

    Welcome back to Season 2 of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries! We're halfway through our virtual trip and this time, we're joining Karl and Birgit at a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the spectacular architecture and half-timbered houses in Bamberg and enjoy a trip on the river in a different kind of boat - Eine andere Art von Bootsfahrt - while hosts Mark and Andrea tell us more about the perfect, imperfect and pluperfect tenses.
    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 German we provide content for beginners and intermediate learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakgerman.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in German.

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    • 23 min
    CBG Travel Diaries 2.06 | Von der Kaiserburg sieht man die ganze Stadt!

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.06 | Von der Kaiserburg sieht man die ganze Stadt!

    It's time to discover a brand new city in Episode 6 of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries, Season 2. This time, we're joining Karl and Birgit in Nuremberg! The couple's newfound friends join them as they sample some local beer while avoiding the rain after their bus tour and castle visit - all before Karl finalises plans for his surprise. In this episode we review modal verbs, learn how to express '...ago', and how to use the word geworden.
    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 German we provide content for beginners and intermediate learners, along with regular mini lessons on social media. Visit coffeebreakgerman.com for all the information you need to build your confidence in German.

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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

J@neF ,

The BEST

I have tried some other podcasts, and this is by far the most helpful and thorough effort to support German learners by podcast. It follows an expert language learner’s effort to learn German. It’s basically like going to class with a very smart student who asks all the best questions, has shockingly good pronunciation, uses the proper names for the different parts of speech, and makes connections between German and other languages. I highly recommend getting the bonus materials. It really helps to be able to see the words written down. The cultural insights and grammar moments are also great. I seriously can’t recommend it enough. I have so hope for my basic German!

MattTheCatWithTheHat ,

Wunderbar!!

I’ve always tried to learn languages in the past by learning vocabulary and phrases and just repeating them, but always gave up because i found it difficult to understand the language and make my own sentences. I’m lightly learning german while juggling school, and I definitely have learned more in the first 16 lessons of coffee break german than any language learning software Ive used in the past. They go through simple phrases in the first few episodes to explaining the grammar behind them so you understand what you’re saying and teach you how to use vocabulary in different grammatical situations. I really like how Mark sometimes makes mistakes so you know not to do the same and it helps you learn more about the language. The cultural aspect is also really nice to learn about the culture behind the language you’re learning, and helps you when deciding what to say in certain situations

Bestdaysofmyflerm ,

Warning: not standard German

I really like the listen-and-repeat format, but it just doesn’t make sense for most people to learn German from a Bavarian speaker. This dialect is so different from standard German that it is sometimes considered a separate language. Unless you plan on moving to Bavaria, I would avoid this podcast.

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