Just when you are tired of learning English and you want to sit back, watch TV and just relax. Yes, you deserve that! Watching American TV series is a great way to help you cast out the English learning blues and the best part is that you enjoy learning English language with watching those American TV series. What we are talking about here is American TV series and sitcoms.
Some of the American TV series and sitcoms are situational comedy wherein people sit in a familiar place and have a laugh. You really come to know a lot about English language by watching English sitcoms. The best part is that you don’t get bored because it is comedy which makes you more eager to understand and know what the characters speak.
The main reason to learn english through sitcoms is that they have more realistic content of english as compared to your english books. It really helps you to improve your conversational skills. English language used in sitcoms is more realistic and that tells you how do native english speakers speak in their daily lives.
Various sitcoms depict their cultural references which adds up to your knowledge. Sitcoms are a great way to improve your listening skills. With the level of humor used in sitcoms, you understand them once you understand the story. Finding a great and interesting sitcom will help you to enjoy it and you will end up getting addicted to it and you might also forget that you are learning English.
Don’t just get into watching English comedy movies, because sitcoms are more understandable and light and it always has a good message. When you don’t feel like watching an entire movie, sitcoms are to your rescue.
Let’s gauge our eyes on some of the best American TV series you can watch almost anytime, on loop!
- “The Big Bang Theory”
The Big Bang Theory starrs Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco along with Kunal Nayyar. You are missing out on THE awesome TV show if you haven’t watched The Big Bang Theory yet.
It is one of the most popular TV shows throughout the world and is highly popular. This series is all about a group of nerd friends working together at a university carrying out various kinds of scientific research and experiments. Because the actions in this sitcom are very clear, you don’t need to to understand every little bit of the sitcom. You can gain a lot of vocabulary and knowledge if you are interested in science. Since this sitcom is set around a university, you will get a feel of what it is like there and some of the languages that Americans use.
- “How I Met Your Mother”
The sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’ starrs Neil Patrick Harris, Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Coby Smulders. This show might be a bit difficult to understand because the basis of the story is that it is set in the future-in the year 2030. You will really enjoy the series once you have been used to its idea.
Once you understand the idea of this series, it becomes really easy to understand the story. The show is amazingly entertaining and it uses a lot of humor and everyday language. In order to understand the American culture with regards to dating and romance, it is a brilliant series.
- “Grey’s Anatomy”
Grey’s Anatomy starrs Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Patrick Dempsey, Justin Chambers and Katherine Heigl. This sitcom is America’s most loved sitcom as it follows the main character, Dr. Meredith Grey and how she began her in house training to become a doctor. The series takes you through her training and through the time when she eventually graduates and becomes a qualified surgeon. This series is great to learn English language because it has a lot of one-to-one dialogues between various characters .
This show is great to learn most of the commonly used English idioms and it is one of the great series if you are interested in health, medicine or even if you are training to become a doctor. The show uses exact medical terms which gives you more of an understanding of the context it is used in.
- “The Office”
The Office starrs Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Rainn Wilson and many more. The best part of watching this series is the unique set of the show. This show has 9 seasons and all of them are based in the office. It is very unique and mindblowing to watch such series with awesome humor. The main characters are Michael Scott, Jim Halpert, Pam Beesly and Dwight Scrute. Dwight is the star of the show whereas Michael Scott is the regional manager of Dunder Mifflin which is their office.
The story keeps you hooked to it with its uniqueness and comedy. It is a must watch. Watching ‘The Office’ really helps you with your english learning, you get to know how native english speakers speak and their most catchy phrases. Do watch this series if you want to have a thrilling laugh.
One of the most hilarious sitcoms ever made is “F.R.I.E.N.D.S”. The sitcom has a cast of Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, Matt Le Blanc and David Schwimmer. You are missing one of the most awesome sitcoms ever made if you have not watched it. This sitcom is famous all around the world. Recently, it had a reunion after many many years and viewers went crazy for it. The catchy part about watching ‘Friends’ is not just the comedy but even you would want to be with them throughout the whole show. Once you start watching it, you cannot go back or you cannot un-see it.