Category Archives: showbiz

The Best TV Shows to Learn Different American Accents

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Have you ever heard an American person trying to imitate a British accent? Then you may have noticed that they still usually go for the posh, clipped voices you could hear on the BBC thirty years ago. However, as everyone who’s been to Ireland, Scotland, or even talked to a working-class person from London knows,(…)


Spine-Chilling Korean Zombie Movies: The Ultimate 2021 List

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With Parasite and Squid Game, the South Korean entertainment industry has positioned itself as a giant to be reckoned with. Even American audiences, who are usually quite conservative in their viewing habits, are starting to actively look for Korean films that they might have missed, hoping to find something as exciting and groundbreaking as Boon Joon-ho’s(…)


5 Top Danish TV Series to Learn Danish Without Really Trying

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If you want to learn Danish but you’re not in the mood for studying old textbooks, there is a way out. Nowadays, streaming platforms like Netflix and HBO Max provide a lot of passive language learning thanks to their international catalogues. Passive learning refers to language acquisition that takes place through mere exposure, without repetition(…)


5 Tamil Horror Films to Boost Your Vocabulary & Listening Skills

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Tamil, a language mainly spoken in India, Singapore and Malaysia, is one of the oldest in the world. Believed to have been born before 500 BC, it’s currently gaining popularity in the West thanks to music, television, streaming platforms, and migration. If you want to learn Tamil to communicate with your family or to land a job, what(…)


Top 5 French YouTubers to Improve Your Listening Skills & Have a Blast in 2021

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Tired of learning French with old textbooks? Then it might be time to try something a bit more exciting. Learning French with YouTubers is a great way to boost your listening skills and to learn informal words and expressions while having lots of fun. You’re not fluent in French yet? Don’t worry. In most cases,(…)


The Beautiful Sounds of Nigeria: 5 Must-Watch Yoruba Films to Enjoy and Learn

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Do you ever wonder why you’ve never met anyone who speaks “Nigerian”? Easy. Because the language spoken in Nigeria is actually called Yoruba. Spoken by nearly 50 million people, Yoruba is a pluricentric language, mainly spoken in a dialectal area spanning Nigeria, Benin and Togo. However, all you have to do to find interesting content in(…)


Learn Greek While Having Fun: The Best Greek TV Series for Language Lovers

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If you are studying Greek and are wondering what you can do to learn faster, we’ve got the answer. Do you want to boost your listening and speaking skills in a fun and engaging way? Then, the best thing you can do is start watching TV. Greek dramas are the best companions for learners because, when(…)


Listen & Learn Choice Award 2020: Top 3 Films of the Year

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2020 is finally over! As we start a new year, we’re both full of hope for what’s to come and exhausted from everything we’ve had to cope with. But although some of us can still be heard babbling on about last year’s challenges, there is one thing we cannot deny: 2020 has given us some of(…)


How To Learn Spanish With Your Favorite Telenovelas

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Telenovelas, which account for the vast majority of dramatic productions in countries like Mexico and Colombia, are one of Latin America’s biggest cultural exports. Traditionally, they focus on rivalry, revenge, family secrets, and a central love story that defies social conventions. But did you know that you can also learn Spanish with telenovelas? Because the(…)


How to Learn a Language with Closed Captions

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Learning a language with movies and TV shows is a brilliant idea. You will not only be motivated and engaged but you’ll also be acquiring language in context instead of learning isolated rules or words. Now, platforms like YouTube and Netflix offer an amazing resource that can help advanced learners polish their skills even more:(…)