Do you know who is the best English teacher? It’s common to find English learners who try to find American, British or another native speaker to be their teachers. But are they really the best choice for whom wants to learn the foreign language? According to British linguist David Graddol the answer is no.
It’s well-known that kids learn faster and it’s easier for them to learn English. But kids don’t learn as the same way adults do. They need playful activities and one way to achieve good results at English acquisition is using songs and nursery rhymes.
American TV series have conquered viewers around the world. The main purpose of these shows is to entertain people. And what if besides being entertained you could also practice and learn English using TV series?
It’s easier to learn English with the evolution of technology and access to the internet. Several authors have been discussing concepts and practices of digital literacy. For Barbosa (2005) the concept of literacy for writing and digital reading was well used since it’s not enough to control technically the tool, but participate in literacy practices in the digital world.