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We feature an engaging collection of games, films, and activities to accelerate language learning. We feature original content and tasks, along with our selection of the best learning resources.
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What’s your learning style? Some people learn best by listening, others by reading or by viewing videos, or by problem solving and interaction. Or through structured language courses. Choose any (or all!) of these methods on Lingual.net.
Learning through music is very effective and fun, too! Watch music videos to learn English and pop culture.
The language of cinema is universal. Grab some popcorn and enjoy a dramatic love story, mystery, or other drama.
Exploring social issues helps you learn more about the world while improving your English language skills.
Want to keep up with the news? Here are some channels for accessing the news in easy-to-understand English.
Social Media has opened up channels for meeting some pretty fascinating people. Engage with them as you learn English.
Short films, or shots, are films of a short duration (40 minuets or less). They are simplistic yet have interestingly executed narratives. Tuck Me In (2014) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnyPV72Kuf0 Alex asks his father to tuck him in, but that's not the only thing...read more
Animation, fairy tales, and stop-motion films often appeal to children, but it would marginalize animations to view them only as "children's entertainment." Animated films are often directed to, or appeal most to children, but easily can be enjoyed by all. The Boss...read more
Comedy Films are films designed to elicit laughter from the audience. Comedies are light-hearted dramas, crafted to amuse, entertain, and provoke enjoyment.Comedies observe the deficiencies, foibles, and frustrations of life, providing merriment and a momentary escape...read more
Classic Films are often distinguished or unique works of cinema that have transcended time and trends, with indefinable quality. Classic films are often universal favorites. West Side Story (1961) https://youtu.be/YhSKk-cvblc A musical in which a modern day Romeo and...read more
Michael Rost, Series Editor, English Firsthand Every language teacher knows this contrast: Some students sit silently in the classroom and feel overwhelmed and even oppressed by the activities the teacher presents. Because of the anxiety they feel, these students...read more
Being an active listener is very important in language learning. If we can encourage our students to become active listeners and provide specific practicesto help them develop active listening, it will help them not only become better at listening, it will also make them more effective language learners.read more