Learning A Foreign Language—Outside the Classroom

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Classes aren’t the only way to learn a new language. The education company Kaplan asked hundreds of people around the world what helped them learn English, and organized the results into the infographic below. Some of their more interesting findings:

• 82% of respondents said that TV programs helped teach them English (programs mentioned most often: “Friends” and “The Simpsons”);

• 79% of respondents said that movies helped teach them English (films mentioned most often: “Harry Potter” and “Titanic”);

• 56% of respondents said that computer games helped teach them English (games mentioned most often: “The Sims,” “World of Warcraft” and “Call of Duty”).

Take a look:

The link for the infographic is here—please visit and leave a comment for the researcher who conducted the survey, Martin Hofschroer.

Have any of these media sources helped you learn a foreign language?

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