CBE 1.01 | Rain in England, sun in Italy - Catriona’s holiday and the present tenses

04.20.2021 - By Learn English with Coffee Break English

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Welcome to our new series which will help you improve your English. Episode 1 of Coffee Break English is about holidays, and our correspondent Catriona is on holiday in Italy. She compares Italy with her home town of Manchester in the UK. Join Coffee Break English teachers Josie and Mark who will help you understand all the English in this episode.
Coffee Break English can help you improve your English with short lessons - the perfect time to enjoy a cup of coffee while learning. The course is presented in slow English which is easy to understand. Don’t worry if you don’t understand every word, it’s more important to get the general meaning. Season one is at A2 level. This course is for you if you learnt some English at school or if you want to review the basics. Coffee Break English can help you improve your accuracy and understanding of English, to prepare you for many situations like using English at work, visiting an English-speaking country, taking exams, or talking with English-speaking friends. 
Find out more about Coffee Break English at https://coffeebreakacademy.com/p/coffee-break-english-season-1/
In each episode of the audio lessons, one of our colleagues from an English-speaking country tells us about an aspect of life or culture in their country. In season one, we hear from our friends in the UK, the USA, Canada, and Australia, helping you understand lots of different accents and varieties of English. 
Mark and Josie guide you through the text, explaining the language and helping you understand it better. Each text focuses on a specific language point, including tenses, prepositions, phrasal verbs, and much more. 
In addition to the main audio lesson, the course contains lesson notes, which explain the language in the lesson in more detail and provide a transcript of the text; practice exercises; a video version of the lesson; bonus audio episodes; and vocabulary lists in many different languages.
Coffee Break English is presented in English, to give you lots of practice, but we also provide a vocabulary list for each lesson in lots of languages, to give you a little extra help. If you speak Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish, we have a vocabulary list for you.
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