Coffee Break German

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.

http://coffeebreakgerman.com

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episode 20: CBG 2.20 | Als ich 10 war, wollte ich Astronautin werden


This lesson marks the end of the first half of our second season of Coffee Break German. Mark and Andrea take the opportunity to review the topics covered in lessons 11 to 19 with lots of new examples, helping you build your vocabulary and practise the...


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 2017-11-13  42m
 
 

episode 21: CBG 2.21 | Als ich ein Kind war, durfte ich nicht so viel fernsehen


In this lesson you'll learn to talk about rules and regulations in the past using the Präteritum of the modal verbs dürfen and müssen. By the end of the lesson you'll know how to talk about what you were or weren't allowed to do as a chi...


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 2018-01-08  38m
 
 

episode 22: CBG 2.22 | Mein Vater wohnte lange in einem kleinen Dorf


So far in Coffee Break German we've learned to use haben, sein and some modal verbs in the Präteritum. In this lesson Andrea and Mark look at other verbs in the Präteritum which are not used commonly in spoken German, but you'll find them in ...


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 2018-01-22  39m
 
 

episode 23: CBG 2.23 | Hilfst du deinen Kindern bei ihren Hausaufgaben?


We've already covered the topic of family in Coffee Break German, but in this lesson you'll learn how to talk about your extended family, and deal with possessive pronouns in the nominative, accusative and dative cases. Is it mein, meine, mei...


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 2018-02-05  44m
 
 

episode 24: CBG 2.24 | Wovor fürchtest du dich?


In this episode you'll learn to use reflexive verbs in German. In addition to being able to talk about "washing yourself" and "scratching yourself" (among other things!), you'll also learn to talk about looking forward to ...


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 2018-02-20  38m
 
 

episode 25: CBG 2.25 | Ich habe mich sehr gut entspannt


It's time to look at reflexive verbs in the past. In this lesson you'll learn to say what you enjoyed, what you complained about and what you looked forward to, and much more besides! Julia is back with a cultural correspondent segment on an ...


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 2018-03-05  38m
 
 

episode 26: CBG 2.26 | Kommst du jeden Dienstag mit dem Fahrrad zur Deutschklassen?


In this lesson we're tackling a tricky subject for learners of German: word order. In particular we're looking at where adverbs come "inside the Verbklammer". For this we'll be introducing you to a new concept: "Tekamolo...


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 2018-03-21  39m
 
 

episode 27: CBG 2.27 | Wir sollten wirklich nach Zürich fahren


In this lesson we're dealing with what, on the surface, seems like a tricky topic: the use of the verb sollen. We'll learn to use the verb in the Present and Präteritum, and we'll learn about the subtle differences of using each...


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 2018-04-16  26m
 
 

episode 28: CBG 2.28 | Deutschschüler sind Leute, die Deutsch lernen


Coffee Break German is the course which teaches you German. Andrea is the teacher who helps Mark learn. You are the student who is learning along with Mark, and this is the lesson in which...


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 2018-04-23  36m
 
 

episode 29: Lesson 29 - Fährst du in die Schweiz, oder fährst du in der Schweiz?


Coffee Break German Season 2 is all about helping you "tighten up" your German, and this episode addresses one of the trickiest aspects of German for learners. You're already familiar with prepositions, and you're already familiar w...


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 2018-05-14  37m
 
 
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