The Coffee Break German Magazine - Season 2

Improve your intermediate German with the Coffee Break Magazine

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The Coffee Break German Magazine is a 10-episode series for intermediate to advanced learners of German. Presented by native speaker Andrea and Olivera and learner Mark, each episode will present cultural topics and grammar study in an enjoyable way, allowing you to build your vocabulary and increase your range of expression. It is recommended that learners complete Coffee Break German Season 1 and Season 2 before taking this course.

Each episode has two sections:

  1. Study of a text: Olivera reads a text on a cultural topic and then together Mark and Andrea discuss the language in this text, focusing on interesting points of vocabulary and grammar;
  2. Closing section: to end the episode, German presents an additional piece of interesting vocabulary or an idiomatic expression which will help you sound more like a native speaker.

The audio episodes for this course are available as free podcasts on the Coffee Break Languages website. The premium course includes three exclusive elements for each lesson:

  1. Full transcript and notes: throughout the episodes Mark and Andrea speak in a combination of German and English. Every word of German, either in the text or in the natural discussion between the presenters, is provided in the transcript. The transcript also provides notes on vocabulary or further explanations of what is covered in the lesson.
  2. Vocabulary list: we've listed all the key words covered in each episode in a handy document presented alphabetically in English > German and German > English to help you test yourself on what you know already and what you've learned in each episode.
  3. Exercises: check your understanding of the various grammar points covered in each lesson with our exercises. We've also provided an answer key to help you check your work.

Please note that this is an on-going publication with episodes published every two weeks between 29 April and 2 September 2022. This means that if you decide to purchase the course you will get immediate access to the lessons which have been published at the time of purchase. All subsequent lessons in the 10-episode series will be made available on the date listed in the schedule.


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The Coffee Break German Team
The Coffee Break German Team

The Coffee Break German team includes language teachers, native speakers and host learners, making your experience learning a language fun and enjoyable. You can be sure every course has been carefully written by experienced teachers to ensure you progress steadily through the lessons.


Class Outline


  Episode 1 - April 29 2022 - Der Deutsche Schäferhund
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  Episode 2 - May 13 2022 - Glacier-Express
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  Episode 3 - May 27 2022 - Die Deutsche Bundesliga
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  Episode 4 - June 10 2022 - Hansestädte
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  Episode 5 - June 24 2022 - Die Habsburger
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  Episode 6 - July 8 2022 - Labskaus
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  Episode 7 - July 22 2022 - Großglockner Hochalpenstraße - ein österreichischer Roadtrip
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  Episode 8 - August 5 2022 - Heißluftballonrennen im Januar
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  Episode 9 - August 19 2022 - Das Leben der Anderen
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  Episode 10 - September 2 2022 - Til Schweiger
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The Magazine is a 10-lesson course which begins on 29 April 2022 and continues every two weeks until 2 September 2022. Access to the resources for each lesson will be provided on the publication date as listed in the course outline. However, once the course is complete, you will continue to have access to all resources for as long as you require.
Can the resources be downloaded?
The Magazine course is made up of audio podcasts and PDF documents. All resources can be downloaded to your own device. Please note that since the course is an ongoing publication the materials will not be available to download in bulk until after the end of the publishing schedule.
What level of German do I need to take part?
This course is aimed at students who have already completed Coffee Break German Seasons 1 and 2. Where grammar explanations are provided, we assume that learners have been introduced to the grammatical concepts covered in seasons 1 and 2.

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