Coffee Break Italian

Coffee Break Languages

With Coffee Break Italian you can learn Italian where and when it suits you. In Season 1, you'll join teacher Mark, learner Katie and native speaker Francesca in our 15-minute lessons, and build your confidence in the language, learning Italian from scratch. Take your learning further with Season 2 in which Mark and Francesca are joined by learner Isla.

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Coffee Break Italian – What you will learn
Coffee Break Italian – What you will learn
In this short episode, Mark outlines the structure of the Coffee Break Italian course. Season 1 is organised into four blocks of ten lessons:Lessons 1-10: you’ll be learning how to greet people, introduce yourself, talk about where you’re from, introduce your friends or members of your family, use Italian in basic travel situations like buying things, getting around and coping with language difficulties;Lessons 11-20: you’ll learn more travel language and will be able to order drinks and food, check into hotels, go shopping, ask for information and use public transport;Lessons 21-30: you’ll perfect your travel language, learn to deal with a visit to the doctor or pharmacy in Italy, use the phone, and also talk more about yourself, your job, and your hobbies and pastimes;Lessons 31-40: we’ll be recording these episodes in Italy and you’ll join us in a series of conversations putting all the language you’ve covered so far into practice and extending your vocabulary and understanding of Italian grammar.Listen to the episode More informationCoffee Break Italian launches with lesson 1 on Monday 26th January. This season of Coffee Break Italian features a total of 40 episodes. If you'd like to benefit from lesson notes, bonus audio recordings and video versions of the lessons featuring 'synchronised video flashcards' to help you understand how the words and phrases are written, you can access the premium version of Coffee Break Italian on the Coffee Break Academy.Don't forget to follow Coffee Break Italian on Facebook where we post language activities, cultural points and review materials to help you practise your Italian. Remember - a few minutes a day can help you build your confidence in the language. Access the Coffee Break Italian Facebook page here.If you'd like to find out what goes on behind the scenes here at Coffee Break Languages, follow @coffeebreaklanguages on Instagram. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
CBI 1-10B | Coffee Break Italian Competition
CBI 1-10B | Coffee Break Italian Competition
Salve a tutti! It’s time to put into practice what you’ve learned so far in Coffee Break Italian – and you can win a fantastic prize by doing so! What we’d like you to do is leave us a voicemail in Italian.Please note that this competition runs from April 10th – 24th 2015.UPDATE, 25 April 2015Please note that the competition is now closed. We’ll be announcing the winner on Monday 27th.What do you have to do?Here are some ideas. You can tell us:your name (first names only please);where you live (village, town or city, no addresses!);where you’re from;your nationality.You may also consider telling us some of the following things:a bit about your family, e.g. saying how many brothers / sisters / sons / daughters you have;what the family members are called;when talking about your town you could perhaps let us know what there is in your town, e.g. “there’s a swimming pool, a beach, a castle”, and so on;you could also tell us about which languages you speak.Finally, we’d love you to include:what you like most about learning Italian with Coffee Break Italian.This competition is aimed at beginners who have started learning with Coffee Break Italian, so we’d prefer you to stick to what you’ve learned on Coffee Break Italian.How to enterLeave your voicemail by clicking on the “Start recording” button below and use your computer or webcam microphone to record your message. If you don’t like what you do, you can simply record it again. Only send us your voicemail when you’re happy with it!What can you win?We’re giving away a brand new Amazon Kindle Voyage Wifi edition, and we’re throwing in the forthcoming first two books of Coffee Break Italian notes, covering lessons 1-5 and 6-10.Listen to the showListen to the special edition of Coffee Break Italian to find out more and to hear a sample voicemail from Coffee Break Italian learner Katie.Terms and ConditionsThis competition is organised by Radio Lingua Ltd.Employees of Radio Lingua Ltd or their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition.There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter the competition.Details on how to enter the competition are listed on this page.The closing date for entry will be Friday 24th April 2015 at 23:59 UK time. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted.No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.The prize for this competition will be one Amazon Kindle Voyage Wifi only. In addition, the winner will receive access to the lesson notes of Coffee Break Italian in Kindle format for lessons 1-10.Radio Lingua Ltd reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside Radio Lingua Ltd’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified on the Radio Lingua site as soon as possible.Radio Lingua Ltd is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by and third party connected with this competition.No cash alternative to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable. The prize is subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.The winner will be chosen from all qualifying... Hosted on Acast. See for more information.