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Watching TV Series


Watching TV series is often a favourite pastime for many of my students, and not just the millennials. Most of those who are in C1 and C2 are already watching them in English, as they are aware that they can learn everything from the newest slang to an authentic-sounding accent.

Series are shorter than films, they let you come back to the characters again and again and predict what will happen to them next. They often reflect real life, which means people in them use real language and grammar. Therefore, it’s a great resource to exploit inside and outside the classroom. Here are some things I have done in class:

autonomous learning

This year I have been trying to encourage and guide my students into practising their English outside the classroom every day, so I provided them with a list of things they could do to practise the different skills…

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Barcelona based English Teacher, blogger and sometime actor and director.

3 thoughts on “Watching TV Series

  1. Thank you so much for reblogging my post! I feel really honoured as I am a great fan of your blog and have used many of your lesson plans with my C level classes. Thanks for your generosity.

    1. No problem at all! I hope you don’t mind but I’m giving a training session on teaching proficiency and I’m going to suggest your roles for reading circles, I’ll give you full credit of course.

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