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Which kind of English films or TV play / TV serials do you think are good for leaning English language ?

Which kind of English films or TV play / TV serials do you think are good for leaning English language ? Could you recommend some ?  or other TV programs ? Thanks !

Oct 19, 2012 11:49 AM
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For me the best one is Friends sitcom, But also it depends on the technique you use I recommend you to watch this in sequence:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBFEcfYW-Ug

November 2, 2012

for british english - "my fair lady"

November 1, 2012

It's so sad that Italki removed comment editing feature. After I submitted the comment I had noticed a mistake. It should be like this:

As for British English, I love "The Thin Blue Line" sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson and "The IT Crowd" sitcom.

November 1, 2012

Hello Kane.

I love FRIENDS sitcom. The actors sound more clear to me comparing to actors of Scrubs or House M.D. series. I noticed a couple of days ago that I cannot watch FRIENDS in Russian translation anymore. Lots of jokes are almost untranslatable and lose their meaning. I prefer not to understand a few words but sense the tone of actor's voices. And I try to learn the words I do not understand by looking them up in dictionaries. I also looking forward to watch "The Big Bang Theory" in English.

For me, FRIENDS is the best way of cheering myself up and learning American English. As for British English I love "The Thin Blue Line" and "The IT Crowd" sitcoms starring Rowan Atkinson. I love how British English sounds but it is more difficult for me to pronounce.

P.S. I also a fan of Mythbusters. I watched a few episodes in English and I found them very easy to understand.

November 1, 2012
i don't know about you but to me i used to love music so i listened to almost all american songs and memorized the lyrics and i used to sing it. after doing so for almost 4 years i took my first IELTS exam and i scored 7 in speaking, the guy who tested me was the first native english speaker i talk too :) good luck
October 19, 2012
BlackSmith
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Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese
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