Coffee Break Italian

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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 26m. Bisher sind 145 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

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episode 8: CBI 2.08 | Hai bisogno di aiuto?


In this episode you'll learn to use avere and essere, two of the most important Italian verbs. In addition to the normal uses you'll also learn to use the verbs in a number of idiomatic expressions. By the end of this lesson you'll be a ...


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 2017-05-17  30m
 
 

episode 9: CBI 2.09 | Sai che vado a Londra domani?


In this lesson we'll be taking a look at four common irregular verbs which end in -ere: bere (to drink), tenere (to hold/keep), sapere (to know) and conoscere (also to know). You'll also learn the difference between the two verbs which can be...


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 2017-05-29  32m
 
 

episode 10: CBI 2.10 | Esci stasera? Vengo anch'io!


In this lesson you'll learn to conjugate and use three very common -ire verbs which are irregular: venire (to come), uscire (to go out) and dire (to say/tell). Pay particular attention to the spelling changes which happen in these verbs!This sea...


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 2017-06-12  26m
 
 

episode 11: CBI 2.11 | I pantaloni blu sono molto eleganti!


In this episode of Coffee Break Italian you'll be learning about Italian adjectives and how they agree in gender and number with the noun they describe. You'll learn about Four-Ending, Two-Ending and Invariable adjectives, and how to change t...


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 2017-07-03  27m
 
 

episode 12: CBI 2.12 | Che belle scarpe e che bell'orologio!


Paying compliments is a key part of Italian culture and society, and in this lesson of Coffee Break Italian you'll learn to compliment native speakers on their beautiful clothes, their delicious ragù, and their delightful children using the tricky...


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 2017-07-17  34m
 
 

episode 13: CBI 2.13 | Questo libro è in italiano, ma quello è in francese


In this lesson you'll learn to use the demonstrative adjectives questo and quello, meaning "this" and "that". You'll also learn to use the demonstrative pronoun forms, meaning "this one" and "that one"....


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 2017-08-03  34m
 
 

episode 14: CBI 2.14 | Abbiamo delle belle mele rosse


In this lesson we'll be looking at the partitive article - the technical name for how to translate "some" in Italian. We're using the context of buying food so you'll learn how to ask for some cheese, "del formaggio",...


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 2017-08-14  32m
 
 

episode 15: CBI 2.15 | Adoro il calcio - ci penso giorno e notte


In this lesson we're continuing our study of "ne" and introducing a new pronoun, "ci". Both of these words are small, but exceptionally useful, and you'll learn how to use them in many situations.Coffee Break Italian Sea...


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 2017-08-28  33m
 
 

episode 16: CBI 2.16 | Abbiamo imparato molto!


It's time to think about the past. We've already seen examples of the Perfect Tense, one of the main Italian tenses used to talk about what happened in the past, but so far we've not learned exactly how to use it. In this lesson you...


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 2017-09-12  27m
 
 

episode 17: CBI 2.17 | Abbiamo visto tutto


In this episode of Coffee Break Italian, we're continuing to learn about the Perfect Tense, this time focusing on verbs which have irregular past participles. You'll learn to form past participles for irregular verbs and you'll also lear...


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 2017-10-11  28m