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Learn Spanish 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 Spanish speakers. Season 1 lessons are for absolute beginners, and the courses increase in difficulty as the seasons progress. 386357 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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 acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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. 386357 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world. Know a kid with a question? Record it with a smartphone. Be sure to include your kid's first name, age, and town and send the recording to questions@butwhykids.org!
 
Learn Swedish with teacher Hanna and her student Mark. Each lesson is like going for a coffee (or a fika!) with your friend who happens to speak Swedish and is helping you learn in a relaxed, enjoyable way. Coffee Break Swedish is not a simple series of "listen and repeat" audio programmes: in each lesson Hanna explains how the language works, helping Mark - and you - to manipulate the language and use it in practical situations. As a learner Mark asks questions, and makes mistakes, so throu ...
 
James has been summoned to Paris by his friend Max under mysterious circumstances. In this podcast series for advanced learners from Coffee Break French, you'll follow a trail of intrigue and discover that la vérité éclate toujours - that the truth will out! This podcast series features forty chapters and through the lessons, as an advanced learner, you will be able to build your vocabulary and put your comprehension skills to the test, while following an engaging story. La Vérité éclate tou ...
 
Learn to speak Mandarin Chinese with teacher Crystal and learner Mark in regular lessons from the Radio Lingua Network. In each lesson we'll focus on the language you need to know to and before long you'll be making yourself understood with native Mandarin speakers. 386357 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Learn Slovak in minutes! How would you like to be able to use the basics of Slovak confidently and accurately? With One Minute Slovak you can learn to do just that in short, easy-to-follow video lessons. You’ll learn just enough Slovak to express yourself in a variety of situations, and the course is the perfect starting point to get a taste of this wonderful language.
 
Learn Czech in minutes! How would you like to be able to use the basics of Czech confidently and accurately? With One Minute Czech you can learn to do just that in short, easy-to-follow video lessons. You’ll learn just enough Czech to express yourself in a variety of situations, and the course is the perfect starting point to get a taste of this wonderful language.
 
Learn Hungarian in minutes! How would you like to be able to use the basics of Hungarian confidently and accurately? With One Minute Hungarian you can learn to do just that in short, easy-to-follow video lessons. You’ll learn just enough Hungarian to express yourself in a variety of situations, and the course is the perfect starting point to get a taste of this wonderful language.
 
Learn Icelandic in minutes! How would you like to be able to use the basics of Icelandic confidently and accurately? With One Minute Icelandic you can learn to do just that in short, easy-to-follow video lessons. You’ll learn just enough Icelandic to express yourself in a variety of situations, and the course is the perfect starting point to get a taste of this wonderful language.
 
Learn Spanish with Doorway to Mexico, a fun language learning podcast for intermediate and advanced Spanish students. In our first 22 episodes, we listened to native Mexican Spanish teacher Paulina and her real-life students as they traveled through Mexico exploring the country's rich language and diverse cultural history. Now they’re back together again, interacting in Spanish with friends, work colleagues and other native Spanish speakers in their own neighborhoods. Not just for tourists, ...
 
Learn Latvian in minutes! How would you like to be able to use the basics of Latvian confidently and accurately? With One Minute Latvian you can learn to do just that in short, easy-to-follow video lessons. You’ll learn just enough Latvian to express yourself in a variety of situations, and the course is the perfect starting point to get a taste of this wonderful language.
 
Craig and Pilar were curious about what was going on with podcasting in Spain. So they've set up a podcast to give them an excuse to talk to podcasters in Spain. In the first part of the show, we interview podcasters in Spanish. During the second part, we talk in English about what we have learned. Craig y Pilar no tenían ni idea de qué estaba pasando en el mundo del podcasting en España. Así que han lanzado un podcast para entrevistar a podcasters en España. La primera parte de los episodio ...
 
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The podcast kicks off with the 1st Annual Catholic Guy Scholarship "winners". After that, it's an award for Tyler's 6th Anniversary. Then, Jen Fulwiler stops by to play a round of overrated/underrated. And the podcast wraps up with Bobbie-Billy Jean asking what readings should be at her wedding!
 
Is there any proof that Ivermectin combats COVID-19? Will life ever be the way it was before the pandemic? If the whole world was sprayed with disinfectant, would that kill off COVID-19?Host of Coronacast, Tegan Taylor joins Dr Karl to answer your COVID-19 questions on top of your regular science questions on triple j mornings with Lucy Smith.…
 
In the latest instalment of La Vérité éclate toujours, our crime drama series for advanced French learners, James and Guillaume get back into the characters of Managing Director and Finance Director of Munro Mining, and attend a meeting with Martin Industries’ legal team. By the time they leave, they are one step closer to meeting Roger Martin hims…
 
Kala wants to know why we say soccer in the United States, when the rest of the world calls the game "football." In this episode we hear from people who make their living in the game: professional players, coaches and commentators. Download our learning guides: PDF | Google Slide | Transcript “Why is soccer called 'soccer,' instead of being called …
 
The podcast kicks off with going into the Bible to see what we'd do in Another Persons Shoes. Then, Lino goes out to dinner and has an issue with menus. After that, a listener asks if Lino will be confirmation sponsor for twins - and they play Saint or Ain't. And the podcast wraps up with a round of Scathegories!…
 
In Chapter 27 of La Vérité éclate toujours, James, Guillaume, Yvette and Claire discuss the next stage in their plan: the meeting with Martin Industries’ legal team. Listen our for examples of the subjunctive and many interesting phrases such as: ce n’est pas donné à tout le monde and en venir à faire quelque chose. There's also an online course ve…
 
In this episode of But Why we visit a credit union to learn what money is all about. And Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski and Jordan Weissman from Slate Money answer questions about why money plays such a big role in modern society. How was money invented? Why can't everything be free? How do you earn money? How was the penny invented? Why are dimes so…
 
The podcast kicks off by challenging Mark Hart on his Bible knowledge with Chapter and Verse. After that, a random person wants Lino's help with free coffee. Then, Tyler asks if the guys ever look at work they've done and think it's bad. And the podcast wraps up with comedy writing legend Tom Leopold stopping by for a Game For The Ages!…
 
Welcome to the last episode of our mini culture series before we jump back into the main lessons! In this episode, we're finally challenged to understand a text written entirely in Swedish. Apart from practicing our reading and listening comprehension, we'll encounter a few new words, and take a deep dive into pronunciation. Låt oss börja! Season 1…
 
The podcast kicks off with Lino's All-Star List: Biblical characters to take on vacation. Then, Fr Dave Dwyer stops by the Rural Rulli home and plays Catholic Family Feud. After that, Mark talks Arizona weather and haboobs. And the podcast wraps up with an alligator in church!
 
It's time for Chapter 26 of La Vérité éclate toujours - our crime drama series for advanced learners of French! James puts himself back into the role of David Munro in a phone conversation with Céline Frappier, in order to move on to the next stage in their plan. In this dialogue chapter we hear lots of informal French and colloquial phrases such a…
 
Five-year-old Odin in Wyoming is about to start school and he sent us this question: If I’m terrified about kindergarten do I have to go? What should I do if I’m scared? What if kids are mean to me? In this episode, tips and suggestions from our listeners for kids returning to school, along with answers from guidance counselor Tosha Todd and Nation…
 
The podcast kicks off at the Rulli Compound with Lino's Mom and Hickety Pickety. Then, Tyler asks about things we get angry about because we learned them late in life. After that, it's a Mary, Martha, or Lazarus game. And the podcast wraps up with Lino getting flipped off...and if he turned the other cheek!…
 
Welcome back to Kulturhörnan, our mini Swedish culture series. This time, we're having a look at a common tradition which takes place in August in Sweden - crayfish parties! We'll be looking at a text containing more Swedish than ever before to really test our understanding and see how much we know. We also introduce some ways in which we can add e…
 
The podcast kicks off with Lino taking Jill to NYC for her birthday, and she loves it/loses it. After that, a listener asks if it's a blessing or curse to have no ratings. Then, Lino's back running in Central Park; which means something strange has to happen. And the podcast wraps up with another round of Border Battle!…
 
In the latest instalment of La Vérité éclate toujours, James and Guillaume arrive at the headquarters of Martin Industries and meet one of Roger’s colleagues to discuss plans for Martin Industries and James’s fake company, to work together. As James and Guillaume leave, even the calm and collected Guillaume is left feeling shaken by what happens on…
 
Have you ever been threading one leg through a pair of pants in the morning and wondered…why do we wear pants anyway? Or wondered why pockets in clothing designed for girls are sometimes smaller than the pockets in clothing designed for boys? In this episode we’ll tackle your questions about clothes with fashion historian and writer Amber Butchart.…
 
In this week's episode of Kulturhörnan, we're looking at another Swedish summer tradition - en svensk sommartradition. We're learning all about how summer and music go hand in hand in Sweden while putting our Swedish to the test like never before. Season 1 of Coffee Break Swedish features a total of 40 lessons. Lesson 1-20 were published during 202…
 
James, Claire, Yvette and Guillaume prepare for the next stage of their plan in Chapter 24 of La Vérité éclate toujours, our crime series for advanced learners of French. Coffee Break French hosts Mark and Pierre-Benoît break down the language featured in this latest instalment and discuss a range of new vocabulary and expressions such as la superc…
 
What is the cleverest thing hippos can do? This week we’re answering seven quirky questions about animals! Why do elephants like peanuts? Why do cows put their tongues up their noses? Has anyone ever ridden a tiger? How do woodpeckers cling to trees? Why is some bird poop black and some is white? Why do people make animals like sharks and bears sou…
 
In Episode 7 of our Swedish culture mini-series, Kulturhörnan - "culture corner" - we're learning about writer Astrid Lingdgren, best known for her children's book series featuring Pippi Longstocking. Join Mark and Lovisa as they share a text about this famous Swedish writer and introduce new phrases, revise some more familiar vocabulary, and menti…
 
The podcast kicks off with the crew learning all about timesheets through human resources...and still believing in a good and loving God. After that, the guys walk in "Another Persons Shoes/Sandals". Then, Lino is home alone - and scared. And the podcast wraps up with a horse in church?!
 
James, Claire and Yvette discuss the details of their plan as they make their way back to Paris before taking the first step and finally getting in touch with Roger Martin. Some interesting expressions to listen out for in this chapter include: être à l’affût de quelque chose, mordre à l’hameçon and en guise de. There's also an online course versio…
 
What are fireworks made of, why are they bright and loud, and how do people make them? And, why do Americans celebrate the 4th of July with fireworks? We learn about pyrotechnics with licensed fireworks professional John Steinberg. And David Chavez, an explosives expert at Los Alamos National Laboratory tells us how changes to the materials used in…
 
The podcast kicks off with the follow up to Lino being recognized - or not - by a fan. After that, the guys play Deal With The Devil. Then, a listener with a bachelors in communications and a masters in theology wants to break into the business. And the podcast wraps up with Mark asking us not about Glory Days...but Re-Living Days!…
 
We're back with our Swedish culture mini-series, Kulturhörnan - "culture corner". In this episode we're talking about Midsummer while putting our Swedish language skills into practice. Join the Coffee Break Swedish team and learn about the traditions behind this fun-filled annual celebration. Season 1 of Coffee Break Swedish features a total of 40 …
 
Welcome to the tenth and final episode from Season 2 of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries! For the final stop of our trip, we're in Austria’s capital - Vienna - which offers many spectacular sights. The best part of the trip is still to come as Karl's big surprise is finally revealed to Birgit! Join Mark and Andrea as they round off the series…
 
We've reached the end of our Coffee Break Spanish Travel Diaries Season 2! Our last stop is the capital of Chile - Santiago - where there's lots to see and do. We join Ainhoa, Luisa and Esteban as they round off their trip with a visit to some must-see attractions including Pablo Neruda’s house. After tasting local drinks of pisco and mote they agr…
 
The podcast kicks off with Lino having a dead battery, and of course he doesn't know what to do. After that, Lino isn't recognized by a fan (try to figure that one out). Then, a listener asks what one question we would ask God. And the podcast wraps up with Jen Fulwiler stopping by for Thats What I Call Christian Music!…
 
It's time for the latest instalment of our crime drama series for advanced French learners! In this dialogue chapter we hear the voices of James, Claire and Yvette as they discuss their plan of action to get closer to Max’s attacker or attackers. Expect to hear lots of colloquial expressions and vocabulary, such as the phrase il n’y a pas photo and…
 
It's the penultimate episode of the Coffee Break German Travel Diaries Season 2! As the ship docks in Melk, a small Austrian town on the Danube, Karl and Birgit marvel at the Melk monastery after a relaxing breakfast, before tucking into goulash later in the day. Back onboard, plans are all in place and Karl sows a seed for his big surprise for Bir…
 
This week, we're revisiting one of our favorite older episodes from the past. We’re going to learn a little bit about the history of noodles--and how to make them! We’re joined by Jen Lin-Liu, author of the book On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome with Pasta and Love. And we also get an exciting hand-pulled noodle demonstration from Tony Wu, w…
 
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