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.

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episode 10: CBI Mag 1.10 | Adesso pedala!


Often described as "the other Italian national pastime" (in addition to il calcio, football) cycling is huge in Italy. In this final episode of this season of the Coffee Break Italian Magazine, we take a closer look at the sport which is one ...


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episode 9: CBI Mag 1.09 | La Ricetta di Francesca


By the time you've listened to this episode you'll have l'acquolina in bocca - your mouth will be watering! Francesca shares a recipe for the rice dish panissa which involves beans, onion, Italian sausage and Arborio rice, and there...


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episode 8: CBI Mag 1.08 | A Carnevale ogni scherzo vale


In this episode of the Coffee Break Magazine we're heading to the north of Italy to the town of Ivrea, known for its peculiar way of celebrating Carnevale. Our listener's question in this episode comes from Zack and concerns the tricky word m...


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 07 October 2019  34m
 
 

episode 7: CBI Mag 1.07 | Amore per il passato...


... e tanta voglia di futuro. The city of Matera in the Basilicata region of Italy celebrates an incredibly rich heritage, with the word famous Sassi, cave dwellings carved into the mountainside, and looks to the future with the redevelopment of these ...


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 23 September 2019  29m
 
 

episode 6: CBI Mag 1.06 | Ti viene voglia di ballare?


It's time for a new episode of the Coffee Break Italian Magazine and in this episode Francesca and Mark talk about their summer breaks and where they travelled to. The text for this episode focuses on the traditional Italian dance, la Tarantella, ...


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 09 September 2019  28m
 
 

episode 5: CBI Mag 1.05 | Cuciniamo le orecchiette


We're heading to the kitchen for this episode and learning about the popular pasta dish, le orecchiette. Mark and Francesca also discuss their recent trip to Milan and Stresa to film some content for the forthcoming Coffee Break Italian To Go vide...


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 01 July 2019  31m
 
 

episode 4: CBI Mag 1.04 | Leggiamo un po'


In this episode Francesca and Mark discuss one of Italy's most famous authors, Italo Calvino. Calvino's work can be read on many levels, and as a result of the type of language used, his books are very accessible for learners of Italian. In o...


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 17 June 2019  29m
 
 

episode 3: CBI Mag 1.03 | La Comunità Walser


In episode 3 of the Coffee Break Italian Magazine we're heading to the north of Italy to find out more about the Walser Community. In addition we'll be looking at the best way to move from using Lei to using tu when you're getting to kno...


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 03 June 2019  30m
 
 

episode 2: CBI Mag 1.02 | Il Gargano - la Perla della Puglia


In this episode we're heading south to the region of Puglia and, more specifically, to the area known as Il Gargano. Known for its crystalline waters and golden beaches, there is much to see and do in Il Gargano. Find out more in the episode. Fran...


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 20 May 2019  29m
 
 

episode 1: CBI Mag 1.01 | La Bocca della Verità


The Coffee Break Italian team is back with a new series, the Coffee Break Italian Magazine. In each episode of this 10-lesson season for intermediate learners you can build your vocabulary, increase your understanding of grammar and learn to use the It...


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 06 May 2019  27m