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50 English Coffee Breaks

Short Activities to Improve Your English One Cup at a Time

Coffee Break Languages



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12 December 2023
Transform your down time into 'do time'.

The most successful language learners create a habit of studying a little bit, often. With 50 English Coffee Breaks, you can easily improve your English by combining it with your relaxing daily coffee - from a 5-minute espresso to a 15-minute latte.

Organised by 5, 10 and 15 minutes, these 50 varied and lively activities - from anagrams and idiom challenges to recipes and quotations - are created for high-beginner to intermediate adult and young-adult learners. The activities are carefully designed to keep you motivated and build your skills in key areas.

Reading comprehension

Writing skills

Grammar confidence

Phrasal verbs practice

Vocabulary development

Cultural awareness

By practising English in a fun and relaxed way

- in the time you have -

you will find time to achieve your language-learning goals. So, pick up your preferred drink and this practical book. Soon, studying English will be the most pleasant and productive part of your busy day.

For 15 years Coffee Break Languages has helped millions of people to learn a language in a way that fits into their everyday life: while walking the dog, working out at the gym, or on their coffee break!

Teach Yourself has collaborated with Coffee Break Languages to bring their brilliant method to a wider audience by producing their first-ever printed product. All the activities are written by long-time English teachers in Coffee Break's characteristically friendly and conversational style. It's the perfect complement to your studies.

The activities are levelled for high-beginner to low-intermediate learners: CEFR A2-B1 and ACTFL Intermediate-low/mid

Imprint:   Hachette
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   209g
ISBN:   9781399810418
ISBN 10:   1399810413
Series:   50 Coffee Breaks
Pages:   256
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT/ESL ,  ELT Advanced ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

"In 2006 Coffee Break Spanish became the first podcast for beginners of Spanish and immediately caught the attention of listeners. Soon, language learners around the world were building their language skills with the Coffee Break Languages podcasts and online courses. Since then, the Coffee Break courses -- which are now available in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Chinese, Swedish and English -- have become immensely popular. Consistently at the top of the educational podcast charts, the courses have been recognised through numerous awards, including European Professional Podcast of the Year and the European Award for Languages and have featured in The New York Times, the Guardian and on the BBC. Millions of learners have built their confidence in a language or taken up a new language using the friendly, accessible and successful method, effectively transforming their down time into ""do time"". The Coffee Break team of language experts, teachers and native speakers is led by linguist and educator Mark Pentleton. Mark speaks over ten languages and, through the Coffee Break podcasts, courses, videos and books, is honoured to share his passion for language learning and the opportunities it provides."

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