5 Netflix Series and Movies To Watch To Improve your Spoken English Skills – Academia English Kolkat

Are you guilty of not completing your homework or assignments on time? Are you binge watching series and movies all the time! Is Netflix and chill probably the only thing you want to do?

Well now you do not have to be guilty any more. We have put together a way where you can binge watch the best Netflix shows and also learn your English at the same time? Isn’t this what dreams are made of?

Well here is a compiled list of series and movies you can watch to improve your English:

1) Stranger things (Series)

Stranger Things is an American science fiction-horror web television series created, written, and directed by the Duffer Brothers.

A young girl with strange powers is on the run: Meanwhile, a young girl named Eleven arrives at Benny’s Diner. Her head is shaved, she’s wearing a hospital gown, she has limited speech, and she’s ravenously hungry. After Benny feeds her, he calls for social workers to come and pick her up.

2) The Crown (Series)

The Crown is a historical drama web television series, created and principally written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix.

The show is a biographical story about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. The first season covers the period from her marriage to Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1947 to the disintegration of her sister Princess Margaret’s engagement to Peter Townsend in 1955.

The second season covers the period from the Suez Crisis in 1956 through the retirement of the Queen’s third prime minister, Harold Macmillan, in 1963 to the birth of Prince Edward in 1964.

The third season will continue from 1964, covering Harold Wilson’s two periods as the prime minister until 1976, while the fourth will see Margaret Thatcher’s premiership and a focus on Diana, Princess of Wales.

3) Mudbound (Movie)

Mudbound is a 2017 American period drama film directed by Dee Rees and written by Rees and Virgil Williams, based on the novel of the same name by Hillary Jordan.

The film depicts two World War II veterans – one white, one black – who return to rural Mississippi each to address racism and PTSD in his own way.

4)To All The Boys I Have Loved Before (Movie)

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is a 2018 American teen romance film directed by Susan Johnson and based on Jenny Han’s 2014 novel of the same name, it was released by Netflix on August 17, 2018.

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is about 16-year-old Lara Jean Covey who loves reading romantic novels and inhabiting the space of those love stories. Lara is a scared teenager who is afraid to venture into the real world and live the life that she desires as she fears that people she falls for will end up leaving her one day. So Lara writes them letters instead. Letters to explain to herself the intensity of her crushes. In the span of less than two decades, she pens five letters. Now one fine day, those letters make their way to its addressees and wrecks havoc in her life.

5) Narcos (Series)

Narcos is an American crime drama web television series created and produced by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro.

Set and filmed in Colombia, seasons one and two are based on the story of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine, while also focusing on Escobar’s interactions with drug lords, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, and various opposition entities. Season three picks up after the fall of Escobar and continues to follow the DEA as they go up against the rise of the infamous Cali Cartel.


In order to learn a language it is essential that you surround yourself in that language and constantly practice it.

So to improve your English language skills, it is important to be constantly surrounded by that language.

By immersing yourself in the English language, you will hear words, phrases, expression, and grammar being used naturally, which you can use when speaking in English.

Netflix is a great way to immerse yourself in the English language.

Not only will it improve your skills, it helps a great deal to learn new phrases and words and also witness the culture and traditions while sitting at the comfort of your house.

When choosing a TV show to watch on Netflix, it is important to choose a TV show that you like and you are genuinely interested in.

You can choose from a wide variety of Sci-fi, Thriller, Horror, Comedy, Romance etc.

Also, while watching the TV show, make sure to be using only English subtitles or no subtitles.

Pick your favourite series or movies from the list which interests you and start learning in a fun way!

Well now watching Netflix can be productive and you will not feel guilty anymore.

So what are you waiting for? Grab that popcorn and start binge watching!

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