Emir
The characteristic of a movies helping to learn English? Are you agree with me?

I find it easier to learn so many English vocabulary and expressions and usage by watching movies. If you're a non-native English speaker, you probably noticed some of them that help you learn.
I think some movies have good (Expressions, usage, etc.) . I think some of the dialogue is quite intense. Great for English listening skill training if you watch it without subtitles.

Exercises for vocabulary building, listening, reading, grammar, conversation, and American culture. A challenging and enjoyable way to learn English.

Jul 22, 2014 5:31 PM
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Nina, It's depend on your level in the language which you're learning.

July 30, 2014

Thank you Bruce a lot of useful links

I think classic movies are useful than modern 

July 30, 2014

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"The Music Man" 1962 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056262/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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"West Side Story" 1961 (based upon William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet")

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055614/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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"Camelot" 1967 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061439/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

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"State Fair" 1962 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056526/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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"The King and I" 1956 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049408/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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"Mary Poppins" 1964 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058331/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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   These   movies and the songs in them  are    great for discussions with a language partner.

July 30, 2014

 

  Yes, I think you are right Emir.   Many of the lyrics to songs in older  movie musicals

can be found by doing a websearch...     lyrics  +  "Name of Song"

 

 

Great Movie Musicals make for great Lesson Materials for learning English

These are not arranged in a special order, such as "best" or anything like that.

"Oliver!" 1968 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063385/

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"My Fair Lady!" 1964

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058385/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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"The Sound of Music" 1965

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059742/

 

July 30, 2014

For me, it's more important to listen! personlly i used to watch the movie in french in order to understand the story. then, I watch it in english version with subtitles . finally , I remove the subtitles. I don't know if it is a good way for you! what do you think?

July 30, 2014
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Emir
Language Skills
Arabic, Azeri, English, Turkish
Learning Language
English