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Learning English through TV shows and movies

Learning English through TV shows and movies

As modern days come upon us, the role of media such as cable TV, online streaming and videos has become a major part of our lives. Can you conceive a world, or just a day, without Netflix or Directv? The answer will likely be an outright no. Now, do you watch those shows in their original language? From the Centro para el Desarrollo de Lenguas Extranjeras (CDLE) of the university we encourage you to ...
Accents are part of your story

Accents are part of your story

Accents are part of our life, they can tell who a person is and where they come from. According to the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) an accent is “They way you sound when you speak”; theoretically speaking people have two types of accents: The first one is “native” which comes from the way a group of people speak their mother tongue; this is determined by where they live and what social groups ...