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The Private German Lessons Podcast Series

5 EpisodesProduced by Alexander BeckWebsite

Your host, Alexander Beck, is a native German and English speaker who has taught German as a foreign language for over 23 years both in person and also online via Skype as a fully certified Microsoft Innovative Educator (Certified MIE / CMIE) and certified Microsoft Skype In The Classroom Expert. Th… read more


S01E02 - Die Kaffeepause - The Coffee Break - Private Online German Lessons - CEFR Level A1

Die Kaffeepause (German CERF A1 Level)

The Coffee Break (German CERF A1 Level)

Hallo! Mein Name ist Alexander Beck.

Hello! My name is Alexander Beck.

Ich lebe in London, wo die Sonne immer scheint.

I live in London where the sun always shines.

Ich habe Durst und möchte einen Kaffee trinken.

I am thirsty and want to drink a coffee.

Wie macht man einen Kaffee auf Deutsch?

How does one make a coffee in German?

Das ist einfach zu lernen!

That is easy to learn!

Ich fülle den Wasserkocher auf und koche das kalte Wasser, bis es heiß ist.

I fill up the water cooker and boil (cook) the cold water until it is hot.

Während ich warte, nehme ich die Milch und den Zucker und Kaffee aus dem Kühlschrank heraus.

While I wait, I take the milk and the sugar and coffee out of the fridge.

Dann tue ich etwas Kaffee, Milch, Zucker und heißes Wasser in die Kaffeetasse.

Then I put a bit of coffee, milk, sugar and hhot water in the coffee cup.

Ich rühre alles in der Kaffeetasse um.

I stir around everything in the coffee cup.

Jetzt ist mein Kaffee fertig und ich kann ihn trinken.

Now my coffee is ready and I can drink it.



Mein Kaffee schmeckt nicht gut, weil Kaffee mit Milch und Zucker schrecklich schmeckt.

My coffee does not taste good, because coffee with milk and sugar tastes horrible.

Vielen Dank für das Zuhören und bis zum nächsten Mal!

Many thanks for listening and until the next time!


PS: You can book your private online German Lessons with me by visiting my website at

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