Want to improve your listening skills AND enjoy movies?
Want to join a community of other English learners who love films and TV series?
Then Cara’s your go-to!
In this episode, I talk to Cara Leopold, an expert on listening skills and using movies and TV series to improve listening skills, share ideas in English and make sense of the world.
We talk about:
- how to improve your listening skills and enjoy movies in English;
- the differences between film English and real-world English;
- how you can improve your English by talking about movies;
- what to do before watching a movie to get yourself ready for it;
- why listening is such a nightmare;
- why it can be a good idea to start a new language with listening and pronunciation;
- how to make sense of the crazy world we live in through “watch parties” and movie clubs;
- how to join Cara’s watch parties;
- why you should watch Fargo.
Cara is an English listening skills coach who helps adventurous expats and intrepid travellers improve their English listening skills through movies so they can better understand and connect with fast-talking native speakers.
To receive her bi-monthly “Chai Latte Letters” in your inbox and get announcements about events like watch parties, download your Mini Movie Guide, which will teach you how to understand fast-talking native speakers using your favourite movie. Click here to get it.
Subscribe to her YouTube channel, Leo Listening.
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