Speaking English is of a major importance nowadays. We can rightly say that it’s one of the basic skills everyone should learn for the university studies, for a future career or for travelling around the world.
And now it comes the question: which are the best ways to learn english?
Well, first of all, human brain absorbs like a sponge when we are children, that’s why it is important to start learning english since the early childhood.
However, in many countries the language subject is not properly highlighted at school and many students still don’t manage a pretty good English (especially the conversation and listening skills).
That’s why there are some easy ways to improve your English that will ease your life:
Our answer to that question is “yes”! You can use movies for learning English, because they teach you to speak the real English in a natural and way, with the right pronunciations, different accents, real expressions and phrasal verbs used in real life situations. You will certainly improve your listening skills and this will be reflected in your speaking skills as well, especially the fluency. Moreover, turning a fun and entertainment thing into a class will make your learning process way easier!
Do not forget to pick the topics that most interest you and that you are sure to deeply understand, since it will make less hard for you to get the meaning of the sentences.
From now on, you should take the chance to watch every single English/American movie in the original language, but if you want to start with some great options, here are some movies we selected for you:
A classic we will never get tired of (and it will introduce you to the American Southern language)
This saga took the game to another level. It has all the ingredients to be a perfect choice. It is intense, it has an intrigued and interesting plot, a great love story and outstanding visual effects.
A great and important movie to learn the real British pronunciation.
A deep love story for truly rom-com passionates.
If you love laughing out loud about a hilarious comedy, this the movie for you.
A chill and romantic comedy that will make the learning class smoother.
A great movie based on a great story, starring a super Tom Hanks!
You will laugh, cry, feel and learn English with this beautiful romantic comedy.
A classic one both for kids and adults, that will make your learning process easy and fun.
A stunning Emma Watson will take you into a gripping modern thriller that shows how technology and social media can push the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately the personal freedom.
Not only movies but also series will help you to improve your English. To be honest, it could be even better, because you become always more familiar with the story, the plot, the characters; this makes you catch everything faster and easier. Here’s our selection of 5 Netflix series to improve your English.
Many of you may have watched them (or not); in any case we suggest you to watch it in the original language, using subtitles.
Beatrice, an italian passionate about coffee (and food) that fell in love with Madrid, its international vibes and its latin rhythms. She's a dreamer that loves telling stories and travels through her photos.