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Learn German with Thomas and Mark; pick up cultural tips from Cultural Correspondent Julia, and get to grips with the patterns of the language with our Grammar Guru Kirsten.

Coffee Break German Radio Lingua Network

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Learn German with Thomas and Mark; pick up cultural tips from Cultural Correspondent Julia, and get to grips with the patterns of the language with our Grammar Guru Kirsten.

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.08 | Ein Ruhetag in der Dreiflüssestadt

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.08 | Ein Ruhetag in der Dreiflüssestadt

    Welcome back to another episode of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries Season 2! This time, we're in Passau on the German-Austrian border - a romantic city on the Danube - surrounded by green hills and colourful houses. Karl manages to hide his nerves as well as a secret purchase while he and Birgit enjoy a relaxing day strolling through the 3-river city. Join Mark and Andrea as they take a closer look at the object pronouns and adjectives featured in Karl's diary entry.


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 23rd April. 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 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 2.07 | Ein Regentag in Regensburg

    CBG Travel Diaries 2.07 | Ein Regentag in Regensburg

    In this episode, Regensburg lives up to its name weather wise but the rain doesn't stop Karl and Birgit from making the most of their day trip as they explore museums and churches before heading to the magnificent Thurn und Taxis Castle. Karl finally shares details of his big surprise - Das Geheimnis ist gelüftet! - before enjoying some dancing in the evening. This episode features lots of celebration related vocabulary such as the phrases: Vorbereitungen sind getroffen, and Die Feier ist geplant.


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 23rd April. 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 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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    • 31 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.


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 23rd April. 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 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
    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.


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 23rd April. 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 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 2.04 | 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!


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 23rd April. 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 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 2.03 | 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!


    The podcast episodes will be published weekly from 23rd April. 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 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

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

Longmovie ,

Great for those with some German background

My wife is German and my children have been raised bilingual. I’ve developed a basic understanding of German just from exposure around the home. Recently, I decided to become fluent in German. My current level is A2 per a Goethe Institut test. I’ve been looking for as many resources as possible to help me learn German. This podcast is perfect for me. This goes beyond simple “travel” German. Grammar is actually discussed as well. The way the hosts break down the sentences and review vocabulary is very helpful.

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Wonderbaar!

I have been listening from season 1 for over a month and already I can understand many words I hear! The hosts are charming and explain everything very simply. I will definitely be a long-time listener!

DreiKatzen ,

Fantastisch!

CBG is an absolutely fantastic German learning resource! The pacing is great and the explanations are clear and helpful. My German has been improving at an incredible pace - and finally I can really understand how the grammar functions! Even if you’ve been studying German for a little while I think it’s worth your time to start at Season 1. Thank you Coffee Break German, I was lost without you!

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