Coffee Break French

Coffee Break French

Synopsis

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.

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Episodes

  • CBF ER 1.10 | Au Pays du Citron

    Duration: 19min

    | 16/05/2018
  • CBF ER 1.09 | Prochain Arrêt : Monaco

    Duration: 17min

    | 26/04/2018
  • CBF ER 1.08 | De Sospel à Gorbio

    Duration: 19min

    | 09/04/2018
  • CBF 1.07 | Nissa La Bella

    Duration: 28min

    | 16/03/2018
  • CBF ER 1.06 | Les Villes Frontalières (Updated version)

    Duration: 29min

    | 13/03/2018
  • CBF ER 1.05 | Sur la Moyenne Corniche

    Duration: 28min

    | 05/02/2018
  • CBF ER 1.04 | Aux Halles de Menton

    Duration: 27min

    | 17/01/2018
  • CBF-ER 1.03 | Une Visite à Sainte-Agnès

    Duration: 27min

    | 06/01/2018
  • CBF-ER 1.02 | Menton, la Perle de la France

    Duration: 30min

    | 13/12/2017
  • CBF-ER 1.01 | En Route pour la Côte d'Azur

    Duration: 24min

    | 29/11/2017
  • En Route avec Coffee Break French - Season Preview

    Duration: 26min

    | 15/11/2017
  • Announcing En Route avec Coffee Break French

    Duration: 22min

    | 15/06/2017
  • Celebrating 9 years of Radio Lingua

    Duration: 19min

    | 18/10/2015
  • CBF 4:40 | C'est or il est?

    Duration: 32min

    | 27/07/2015
  • CBF 4:39 | Tricky pronouns

    Duration: 29min

    | 15/07/2015
  • CBF 4:38 | Focus on idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 25min

    | 28/06/2015
  • CBF 4:37 | The imperfect tense and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 30min

    | 13/06/2015
  • CBF 4:36 | When to use the subjunctive

    Duration: 28min

    | 30/05/2015
  • CBF 4:35 | Useful idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 26min

    | 18/05/2015
  • CBF 4:34 | Placement of adjectives and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 30min

    | 01/05/2015
  • CBF 4:33 | Interesting idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 24min

    | 04/04/2015
  • CBF 4:32 | Agreement of preceding direct objects

    Duration: 25min

    | 20/03/2015
  • CBF 4:31 | Grammar review and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 24min

    | 06/03/2015
  • CBF 4:30 | New vocabulary and idiomatic phrases

    Duration: 21min

    | 20/02/2015
  • CBF 4:29 | Using the subjunctive with jusqu'á ce que

    Duration: 22min

    | 25/01/2015
  • CBF 4:28 | More triggers for the subjunctive

    Duration: 27min

    | 11/01/2015
  • CBF 4:27 | The pluperfect tense

    Duration: 25min

    | 23/12/2014
  • CBF 4:26 | Idiomatic expressions and interesting vocabulary

    Duration: 26min

    | 05/12/2014
  • CBF 4:25 | More on the subjunctive

    Duration: 28min

    | 21/11/2014
  • CBF 4:24 | Using the subjunctive after pour que and idiomatic phrases

    Duration: 19min

    | 05/11/2014
  • CBF 4:23 | Interesting verbs and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 21min

    | 14/10/2014
  • CBF 4:22 | Uses of the subjunctive

    Duration: 20min

    | 01/10/2014
  • CBF 4:21 | Using the subjunctive and other grammatical constructions

    Duration: 25min

    | 30/09/2014
  • CBF 4:20 | Interesting idiomatic phrases and grammar points

    Duration: 21min

    | 28/08/2014
  • CBF 4:19 | Idiomatic ways to say how long you have been doing something

    Duration: 20min

    | 10/08/2014
  • CBF 4:18 | Expressions with reflexive pronouns

    Duration: 24min

    | 22/07/2014
  • CBF 4:17 | More trigger expressions for the subjunctive

    Duration: 22min

    | 01/07/2014
  • CBF 4:16 | Talking about "remembering" things in French

    Duration: 23min

    | 22/05/2014
  • CBF 4:15 | Verbs which need particular prepositions

    Duration: 21min

    | 07/05/2014
  • CBF 4:14 | Jours de RTT

    Duration: 18min

    | 13/04/2014
  • CBF 4:13 | Rallongé ou allongé?

    Duration: 20min

    | 05/03/2014
  • CBF 4:12 | Je ne reste pas cloîtrée

    Duration: 20min

    | 15/02/2014
  • CBF 4:11 | The past historic

    Duration: 19min

    | 05/02/2014
  • CBF 4:10 | Avoir la pêche

    Duration: 19min

    | 31/12/2013
  • CBF 4:09 | Le sien, le mien

    Duration: 19min

    | 23/12/2013
  • CBF 4:08 | tenir le coup

    Duration: 19min

    | 16/12/2013
  • CBF 4:07 | envier quelqu'un

    Duration: 20min

    | 09/12/2013
  • CBF 4:06 | Ne pas en croire ses yeux

    Duration: 18min

    | 03/12/2013
  • CBF 1:05 | Introducing family

    Duration: 17min

    | 26/11/2013
  • CBF 4:04 | Je me sens encore tout penaud

    Duration: 16min

    | 19/11/2013
  • CBF 4:03 | Tourne la page!

    Duration: 19min

    | 11/11/2013
  • CBF 4:02 | Métro-boulot-dodo

    Duration: 16min

    | 04/11/2013
  • CBF 4:01 | Je prendrai mes repères

    Duration: 19min

    | 28/10/2013
  • Lesson 400 – Coffee Break French

    Duration: 06min

    | 21/10/2013
  • Welcome to Coffee Break French Season 4

    Duration: 06min

    | 16/10/2013
  • Radio Lingua News, 26 Sep 2013

    Duration: 02min

    | 26/09/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 110 – Aller

    Duration: 21min

    | 08/08/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 109 – Devoir

    Duration: 18min

    | 24/07/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 108 – Vouloir

    Duration: 17min

    | 09/07/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 107 – Pouvoir

    Duration: 19min

    | 01/07/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 106 – Faire

    Duration: 17min

    | 16/06/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 105 – ÊTRE

    Duration: 18min

    | 29/05/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 104 – AVOIR

    Duration: 18min

    | 22/05/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 103 – VENDRE

    Duration: 17min

    | 16/05/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 102 – FINIR

    Duration: 19min

    | 04/05/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix 101 – PARLER

    Duration: 18min

    | 25/04/2013
  • The CBF Verb Fix – Introduction

    Duration: 16min

    | 25/04/2013
  • Send us a voice message!

    Duration: 02min

    | 11/02/2013
  • Radio Lingua News – Launch Video

    Duration: 02min

    | 26/09/2012
  • CBF 3:40 | Translation exercises and dictation exercise

    Duration: 15min

    | 20/03/2012
  • CBF 3:39 | Translation exercises and dictation exercise

    Duration: 14min

    | 11/03/2012
  • CBF 3:38 | Translation exercises and dictation exercise

    Duration: 15min

    | 05/03/2012
  • CBF 3:37 | Translation exercises and dictation exercise

    Duration: 15min

    | 28/02/2012
  • CBF 3:36 | Translation exercises and dictation exercise

    Duration: 16min

    | 19/02/2012
  • Season 3 – Lesson 35 – Coffee Break French

    Duration: 13min

    | 12/02/2012
  • Season 3 – Lesson 34 – Coffee Break French

    Duration: 17min

    | 09/01/2012
  • CBF 3:33 | Translation exercises and dictation exercise

    Duration: 13min

    | 23/12/2011
  • CBF 3:32 | Idiomatic expressions and grammar review

    Duration: 19min

    | 08/12/2011
  • CBF 3:31 | Idiomatic expressions and grammar review

    Duration: 15min

    | 01/12/2011
  • Radio Lingua is 5 years old – and we’re celebrating!

    Duration: 09min

    | 18/10/2011
  • CBF 3:30 | Idiomatic expressions and grammar review

    Duration: 14min

    | 15/10/2011
  • CBF 3:29 | Idiomatic expressions and grammar review

    Duration: 19min

    | 15/09/2011
  • CBF 3:28 | Idiomatic expressions and grammar review

    Duration: 19min

    | 31/08/2011
  • CBF 3:27 | Focus on the subjunctive and useful idiomatic phrases

    Duration: 17min

    | 21/08/2011
  • CBF 3:26 | Focus on the subjunctive and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 15min

    | 10/07/2011
  • CBF 3:25 | Focus on the conditional and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 16min

    | 02/07/2011
  • CBF 324 Free Bonus: Extended version

    Duration: 35min

    | 18/06/2011
  • CBF 3:24 | Idiomatic expressions and focus on tenses

    Duration: 17min

    | 18/06/2011
  • CBF 3:23 | Adjectives and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 15min

    | 10/06/2011
  • CBF 3:22 | Focus on the subjunctive and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 20min

    | 01/06/2011
  • CBF 3:21 | The subjunctive and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 18min

    | 23/05/2011
  • CBF 3:20 | Review of lessons 1-19

    Duration: 20min

    | 25/04/2011
  • CBF 3:19 | Idiomatic expressions and the subjunctive

    Duration: 21min

    | 17/04/2011
  • CBF 3:18 | The perfect and imperfect tenses

    Duration: 20min

    | 09/04/2011
  • CBF 3:17 | Focus on the subjunctive and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 18min

    | 28/03/2011
  • CBF 3:16 | Looking at triggers for the subjunctive

    Duration: 19min

    | 06/03/2011
  • CBF 3:15 | Focus on past tenses

    Duration: 19min

    | 26/02/2011
  • CBF 3:14 | Focus on the perfect, imperfect and pluperfect tenses

    Duration: 19min

    | 15/02/2011
  • CBF 3:13 | Focus on tenses and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 21min

    | 12/02/2011
  • CBF 3:12 | Focus on daily routine

    Duration: 18min

    | 25/01/2011
  • CBF 3:11 | Focus on perfect and imperfect tenses

    Duration: 20min

    | 20/01/2011
  • CBF 3:10 | Grammar review and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 20min

    | 31/12/2010
  • CBF 3:09 | Focus on the future tense

    Duration: 19min

    | 23/12/2010
  • CBF 3:08 | Future tense with regular and irregular verbs

    Duration: 18min

    | 09/12/2010
  • CBF 3:07 | Focus on past tenses and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 16min

    | 04/12/2010
  • CBF 3:06 | The future tense

    Duration: 17min

    | 23/11/2010
  • CBF 3:05 | Introduction to the future tense

    Duration: 15min

    | 16/11/2010
  • CBF 3:04 | Preceding direct objects and idioms

    Duration: 15min

    | 10/11/2010
  • CBF 3:03 | Idiomatic expressions and grammar review

    Duration: 19min

    | 02/11/2010
  • CBF 3:02 | Focus on adjectives and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 17min

    | 26/10/2010
  • CBF 3:01 | Introduction to the characters for this season and idiomatic expressions

    Duration: 16min

    | 18/10/2010
  • Coffee Break French – Season 3

    Duration: 05min

    | 12/10/2010
  • CBF 2:40 | Grammar review "a very pleasant evening"

    Duration: 24min

    | 11/05/2010
  • CBF 2:39 | Grammar review "we're not going to argue again"

    Duration: 22min

    | 05/05/2010
  • CBF 2:38 | The pluperfect tense "I had never tasted it"

    Duration: 27min

    | 25/04/2010
  • CBF 2:37 | The future tense "they're up to something"

    Duration: 26min

    | 25/03/2010
  • CBF 2:36 | The conditional "shall we use the tu form?"

    Duration: 27min

    | 10/03/2010
  • CBF 2:35 | Grammar review "we trust you!"

    Duration: 30min

    | 19/02/2010
  • CBF 2:34 | Grammar review "we're going to make some progress"

    Duration: 28min

    | 04/02/2010
  • CBF 2:33 | Grammar review "do you fancy eating with us?"

    Duration: 26min

    | 27/01/2010
  • CBF 2:32 | Grammar review

    Duration: 25min

    | 19/01/2010
  • CBF 2:31 | Formation of the imperfect tense

    Duration: 23min

    | 09/01/2010
  • CBF 2:30 | Making a phone call in French

    Duration: 23min

    | 15/11/2009
  • CBF 2:29 | Hiring a car

    Duration: 25min

    | 27/10/2009
  • CBF 2:28 | Getting a taxi

    Duration: 21min

    | 16/10/2009
  • CBF 2:27 | After having done something

    Duration: 22min

    | 30/09/2009
  • CBF 2:26 | Avant de and venir de

    Duration: 20min

    | 12/09/2009
  • CBF 2:25 | Relative pronouns qui and que

    Duration: 28min

    | 26/08/2009
  • CBF 2:24 | Uses of the imperfect tense

    Duration: 26min

    | 16/08/2009
  • CBF 2:23 | More on the imperfect tense

    Duration: 22min

    | 08/08/2009
  • CBF 2:22 | Introducing the imperfect tense

    Duration: 25min

    | 01/08/2009
  • CBF 2:21 | Looking at the pronouns y and en

    Duration: 23min

    | 25/07/2009
  • CBF 2:20 | Review of the perfect tense

    Duration: 22min

    | 19/07/2009
  • CBF 2:19 | "this", "that", "these" and "those"

    Duration: 23min

    | 16/07/2009
  • CBF 2:18 | Reflexive verbs in the perfect tense

    Duration: 24min

    | 06/07/2009
  • CBF 2:17 | More verbs which form the perfect tense with être

    Duration: 27min

    | 20/06/2009
  • CBF 2:16 | Verbs which form the perfect tense with être as an auxiliary verb

    Duration: 24min

    | 13/06/2009
  • CBF 2:15 | The perfect tense with irregular verbs

    Duration: 25min

    | 03/06/2009
  • CBF 2:14 | The perfect tense continued

    Duration: 23min

    | 23/05/2009
  • CBF 2:13 | The perfect tense

    Duration: 23min

    | 16/05/2009
  • CBF 2:12 | The negative of the immediate future

    Duration: 24min

    | 09/05/2009
  • CBF 2:11 | Talking about going to do something

    Duration: 23min

    | 02/05/2009
  • CBF 2:10 | End-of-unit quiz

    Duration: 21min

    | 28/03/2009
  • CBF 2:09 | Adjectives which come before a noun

    Duration: 26min

    | 21/03/2009
  • CBF 2:08 | Adjectives: Colours and nationalities

    Duration: 25min

    | 14/03/2009
  • CBF 2:07 | A review of regular and irregular verbs

    Duration: 24min

    | 07/03/2009
  • CBF 2:06 | Constructing questions and looking at avoir and être

    Duration: 24min

    | 28/02/2009
  • CBF 2:05 | Saying what you are going to do

    Duration: 23min

    | 14/02/2009
  • CBF 2:04 | Using the present tense to make arrangements

    Duration: 23min

    | 07/02/2009
  • CBF 2:03 | Using reflexive verbs in the present tense

    Duration: 25min

    | 31/01/2009
  • CBF 2:02 | Daily routine

    Duration: 31min

    | 24/01/2009
  • CBF 2:01 | The present tense

    Duration: 28min

    | 17/01/2009
  • CBF 1:40 | Linguistic diversity in France

    Duration: 21min

    | 07/10/2008
  • CBF 1:39 | Language review in a party setting

    Duration: 26min

    | 02/10/2008
  • CBF 1:38 | Seeking help at the pharmacy

    Duration: 18min

    | 24/09/2008
  • CBF 1:37 | Travelling by public transport

    Duration: 27min

    | 16/09/2008
  • CBF 1.36 | Shopping in France

    Duration: 20min

    | 10/09/2008
  • Season 1 – Lesson 36 – Coffee Break French

    Duration: 24min

    | 10/09/2008
  • CBF 1:35 | At the tourist office

    Duration: 28min

    | 05/09/2008
  • CBF 1:34 | Breakfast at the hotel

    Duration: 23min

    | 22/08/2008
  • CBF 1:33 | Mix up at hotel check in

    Duration: 21min

    | 15/08/2008
  • CBF 1:32 | Arrival in France

    Duration: 20min

    | 11/08/2008
  • CBF 1:31 | Travelling to France

    Duration: 23min

    | 04/08/2008
  • CBF 1:30 | End-of-unit review

    Duration: 23min

    | 21/07/2008
  • CBF 1:29 | More aches and complaints

    Duration: 20min

    | 14/07/2008
  • CBF 1:28 | Aches and pains

    Duration: 21min

    | 07/07/2008
  • Season 1 – Lesson 27 – Coffee Break French

    Duration: 20min

    | 01/07/2008
  • CBF 1:26 | Shopping at the deli

    Duration: 19min

    | 24/06/2008
  • CBF 1:25 | Shopping

    Duration: 19min

    | 17/06/2008
  • CBF 1:24 | At the campsite

    Duration: 23min

    | 10/06/2008
  • CBF 1:23 | Problems with your stay at a hotel

    Duration: 23min

    | 30/05/2008
  • CBF 1:22 | Checking in to a hotel

    Duration: 19min

    | 23/05/2008
  • CBF 1:21 | Talking about the weather

    Duration: 22min

    | 16/05/2008
  • CBF 1:20 | End-of-unit special

    Duration: 22min

    | 26/04/2008
  • CBF 1:19 | Unit review

    Duration: 22min

    | 18/04/2008
  • CBF 1:18 | Restaurant situations

    Duration: 21min

    | 08/04/2008
  • CBF 1:17 | Ordering food in a restaurant

    Duration: 26min

    | 13/03/2008
  • CBF 1:16 | Ordering snacks ina café

    Duration: 22min

    | 03/03/2008
  • CBF 1:15 | Ordering drinks in a café

    Duration: 25min

    | 21/02/2008
  • CBF 1:14 | Talking about your town

    Duration: 25min

    | 17/02/2008
  • CBF 1:13 | Asking for directions

    Duration: 23min

    | 02/02/2008
  • CBF 1:12 | Numbers, days and dates

    Duration: 20min

    | 25/01/2008
  • CBF 1:11 | Talking about language

    Duration: 21min

    | 18/01/2008
  • CBF 1:10 | Happy holidays

    Duration: 22min

    | 16/12/2007
  • CBF 1:09 | Talking about what you have learned so far

    Duration: 28min

    | 11/12/2007
  • CBF 1:08 | Talking about likes and dislikes

    Duration: 22min

    | 01/12/2007
  • CBF 1:07 | Talking about your job

    Duration: 24min

    | 24/11/2007
  • CBF 1:06 | Numbers and more family

    Duration: 20min

    | 14/11/2007
  • CBF 1:05 | Introducing family

    Duration: 22min

    | 08/11/2007
  • CBF 1:04 | Talking about where you live

    Duration: 22min

    | 19/10/2007
  • Season 1 – Lesson 03 – Coffee Break French

    Duration: 19min

    | 12/10/2007
  • CBF 1:02 | Greetings

    Duration: 19min

    | 04/10/2007
  • CBF 1:01 | How are you?

    Duration: 20min

    | 26/09/2007