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  • Hello, This is Elliot from E.

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  • English.

  • Now have you ever tried learning English through watching movies or even TV series?

  • Well, the great thing about learning English is there's so many different ways to learn.

  • Andi, you may not have thought about this, but it's a really great way to learn.

  • So bear with me and I'm going to explain to you how you can learn English through watching things.

  • First of all, what I want you to do is think about a movie which you've watched before.

  • Maybe you've watched it in your own language.

  • It might be an English movie which is being dubbed or with your country's subtitles on it.

  • Now, if you've really enjoyed this movie, then maybe it's about time that you tried watching it.

  • But with only English on, you might be worried that you're not going to understand everything s Oh, this isn't for people off ALS levels.

  • You need to have a least a basic understanding off learning English and how to speak English.

  • How to listen to English.

  • But there's a few things which can help you well, when you do this.

  • So number one you're going to need a transcript.

  • You can find these online for pretty much any movie transcripts of very useful because they have all of the text from the movie.

  • And...

  • It will be really good for you.

  • Make sure it's an English transcript.

  • You want to be using your own language as little as possible.

  • Now, obviously, you want to make sure that you're learning English with a movie that has actual native speakers in it.

  • There's a lot of movies where there will be, for example, a Russian person speaking in English.

  • Now it's up to you.

  • Maybe you want tohave a Russian English accent.

  • I don't know.

  • But if you want a really native English accent, then you need to make sure the English that you're learning in terms of pronunciation is from a Native speaker.

  • For example, let's say you wanted to watch a ah Harry Potter film.

  • Let's say it's good for learning the British accent, first of all, because they all speak in British accents so you could look up a Harry Potter transcript for that movie.

  • So then you can get it on your phone, and then when you've got it on your phone, you can watch the movie.

  • Now What I recommend you do is that you don't look at the transcript the whole way through.

  • Try and look at the transcript as little as possible on when it comes to a point where you can understand maybe a word that somebody said in the movie, or maybe something that somebody said that just didn't make sense.

  • Stop the movie.

  • Pause it.

  • Rewind back to before before they say this.

  • Take a look at your transcript.

  • Read it, and even after reading it, if you still don't understand it, do a little bit of research.

  • Remember, you're not just watching a movie.

  • You're doing this because you want to learn more English. So don't just watch the movie.

  • You have to study at the same time.

  • It's still learning, and it's still got to get your brain working.

  • So if you don't understand it after you've read the transcript, you need to do some dictionary searching.

  • Find out what the words mean.

  • Find out what the phrases mean.

  • If you can't find any answers, then just write it down and you can ask the teacher in a lesson with me, for example, you can ask me what this meant then, obviously, once you've read your transcript, you can then replay what you heard on.

  • See if it makes a little bit more sense.

  • Carry on with the movie.

  • And once again, if you come up to another issue, pause it and do the same again is really easy.

  • It might make the movie last a little bit longer, but it's worth it.

  • So I always say to my students, that is important to learn English in the most memorable way possible or any language.

  • Really, Andi, if you love movies, if you love watching things, then it's a great way to learn English because you'll remember it.

  • You'll remember.

  • I remember when this was said in that movie s So it must mean I have to say that on.

  • That's how your brain works.

  • It remembers things that are memorable.

  • If you're just reading out of a textbook, you're not really going to remember stuff that well.

  • It's all about experience.

  • So that's why things like having conversations, practicing conversation or watching movies.

  • Listening, talking.

  • These are the things which you're going to improve your English the most on that's why movies are so valuable when you feel you're really ready enough, try and watch a movie in English without any transcript on.

  • Just write down the words.

  • You don't understand the phrases you don't understand.

  • Take a look at them after the movie, so this is a really useful tip.

  • Just make sure that you're finding the most fun and interesting ways to learn English, because if you do this, it will be more memorable.

  • English is a fun language to learn, and you can find so many different ways.

  • Now I'm going to ask you, Have you ever tried learning English by watching movies?

  • Or do you have any other strange ways of learning English?

  • If you do, I'd really love you to share with me.

  • And with everyone else who watches these videos, how you learn English, what different technique you use that you don't think many other people do.

  • It would be great for other people to get ideas of how to learn.

  • It's good to share your learning techniques with other people, so please leave a comment and let everybody know.

  • But that's it for now.

  • Thank you very much for watching, and I will see you all in the next video.

  • Some people were day people.

  • Some people are morning people.

  • Some people are night people.

  • I'm sure there's some people who might even say that their afternoon people.

  • But this in general, we usually say.

Hello, This is Elliot from E.

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