Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
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Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
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