Coffee Break French

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. 386357 See for privacy and opt-out information.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 6 hours 14 minutes


episode 31: CBF 2:31 | Formation of the imperfect tense

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...


 2010-01-10  20m

episode 32: CBF 2:32 | Grammar review

In this episode of Coffee Break French we’ll hear the next instalment of the conversation between David, Christina and Jean-Jacques. Please note that lesson 32 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 72 of Coffee Break French. We have renumbered the...


 2010-01-19  23m

episode 33: CBF 2:33 | Grammar review "do you fancy eating with us?"

In this episode 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 ...


 2010-01-27  24m

episode 34: CBF 2:34 | Grammar review "we're going to make some progress"

In this week's episode 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 s...


 2010-02-04  26m

episode 35: CBF 2:35 | Grammar review "we trust you!"

Our radio play continues in this week's lesson 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 th...


 2010-02-19  28m

episode 36: CBF 2:36 | The conditional "shall we use the tu form?"

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 eac...


 2010-03-10  25m

episode 37: CBF 2:37 | The future tense "they're up to something"

In this lesson 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. Please note that lesson 37 of Season 2 was origina...


 2010-03-25  24m

episode 38: CBF 2:38 | The pluperfect tense "I had never tasted it"

In the 38th 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 exp...


 2010-04-25  25m

episode 39: CBF 2:39 | Grammar review "we're not going to argue again"

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 ...


 2010-05-05  20m

episode 40: CBF 2:40 | Grammar review "a very pleasant evening"

We’ve arrived at the final episode in our series of Coffee Break French. In lesson 40, 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...


 2010-05-11  19m