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What would you say if we told you that you could watch TV series as much as you want and learn English while you do it?
Your first thoughts are, for sure, that we’re joking.
But we’re not.
Today, there are so many fun and entertaining ways to learn English. One of them is watching movies, and TV series in English.
Among many benefits of watching English TV series, we would like to mention a few such as vocabulary enrichment, learning slang words, and real-life phrases.
Even though it would be great to watch every TV series in English, it's impossible.
What we can do is watch some of the best English TV series of all time. Most of them are so good that they became iconic.
That's why in this post you can find the best English TV series of all time from different English-speaking countries, that are worth watching.
Watching British TV series helps you improve your British pronunciation, learn new words and phrases, and learn more about this kingdom.
In the following lines, you will find some of the best British TV series.
Tv series 'Sherlock' is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel 'Sherlock." The worldwide-famous British detective, Sherlock Holmes, with his friend, a former army doctor, Mr. Watson, solves mystery crimes. The show takes place in today's London.
Besides words that concern investigation and intuition, this show is ideal for picking up some 'difficult' words in English since Sherlock Holmes mainly uses an advanced vocabulary.
One of the most entertaining British detective series on Netflix is still available.
In 2013, this tv series is still filming, and you can find it on Netflix, too.
The story is about the Birmingham crime family called the 'Peaky Blinders,' their ups and downs after World War I, and Birmingham at that time. The Peaky Blinders are known for wearing flat caps, one of the working class's symbols, where they hide their razor blades.
This show is perfect for learning British slang words and many words about crime and war.
This TV series is the most famous. The filming started in 1963, and it remained one of the favorite series until today. What is more amazing, it's still filming.
13 different actors played Doctor Who, an alien who travels around the universe, through time and space in his ship TARDIS.
There are many groups of serious followers of this show, informally known as 'Whovians.'
If you like science-fiction, you can't miss out on Doctor Who.
This is a historical drama that follows the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and her family. Although there are many historical characters, like Winston Churchill, some parts are not 100% accurate.
The first season is about Queen and Prince Filip's wedding and their first years of marriage and becoming a queen. The second season covers the period of the Suez Crisis until the birth of Prince Edward. The third and currently the last season you can watch is the period between 1964 and 1977.
If you are a fan of the British royal family, then this is an ideal show for you. It is one of the best British series on Netflix.
Many of you perhaps are familiar with the American TV series 'The Office,' but there is a UK version that, in a short time, became very popular.
This typical British comedy is all about a boss who has a high opinion of himself and his office crew. He is a fun and entertaining person—however, not everyone in the office thinks like that.
If you want to see what true British humor looks like, then you don't want to miss out on this show.
The odds that you've already heard about the phrases' valar morghulis' or 'winter is coming' are 99%. Those are the famous phrases from the even more famous tv series 'Game of Thrones.'
Based on the books' A Song of Ice And Fire' by George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones became the most popular tv series of all time. The story takes place in a fantasy world on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos. It begins with the ending of the long summer that lasted for decades while characters battle to claim the Iron Throne; that is, the winner will sit on the Iron Throne and rule the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros.
Here, you can learn many old-fashioned English words as well as fantasy phrases. If you are a fan of epic history, swords, knights, and princesses, then this is the show for you.
Like Game of Thrones, no person in the world hasn't heard of the tv series 'Friends.'
Even though the last season ran 20 years ago, it is still one of the most-watched tv shows of all time.
This comedy follows six best friends in Manhattan, New York City, whose lives are connected by neighbors, siblings, or love partners, their everyday lives, ups, and downs.
The famous 'How you doing?' phrase which one of the characters, Joey, uses or 'Oh, my God!' pronounced so loudly by Janice, make only one tiny part of this hilarious show. You will burst into tears of laughter, trust us.
Thanks to 'Friends,' you can learn conversational English because they use everyday words and phrases. Moreover, it is great for beginners because characters speak clearly and slowly, so anyone can understand.
It is one of the most loved American tv series as well as one of the longest ones. With 16 seasons and the 17th season that is about to be aired, this show follows the life of Meredith Grey, from her first day of residency until she becomes a surgeon. With doctors and surgeons, Dr. Grey saves lives in one of the hospitals in Seattle.
Natural conversations, English idioms, which characters use often, and medical specialized vocabulary are some of the reasons you should give this sitcom a chance.
Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, and Sharlot are four best friends living in Manhattan, New York City. Each of them is in their middle ages, living modern lives. Even though their personalities are very different, they support each other.
The show talks about fashion, s*x, relationships, and all taboo topics about love.
This TV series is entertaining to watch. Conversations are casual and can help you improve your listening skills and learn something about the Big Apple.
If you love science, you will be even more in love when you hear that there is one TV show about nerdy friends who work at the university and lead different experiments and researches. Besides being colleagues, the two of them, Lenard and Sheldon, are roommates, too.
The sitcom follows their everyday lives, relationships with friends, and colleagues.
This entertaining and humorous show can teach you science words and phrases since they are a usual part of 'The Big Bang Theory.'
If you want to see how one small place on Prince Edward Island in Canada looked like in the 19th century, the way people lived, made friends and enjoyed their lives, then you should watch 'Road to Avonlea.'
The show starts with the main characters, a 10-year old Sarah Stanley who lives in Montreal, who has been sent to Avonlea, to her mother's relatives, for some time while her father deals with some business troubles. It takes a lot of time and effort to get used to the village and its inhabitants, especially when Sarah stays to live there.
This romantic tv series will melt everyone's heart and show how the best things in life can't be bought.
The Land Down Under can be proud of its TV shows, movies, and series. In the following lines, one of them particularly stands out.
'McLeod's Daughters' is surely one of the best tv dramas of all time coming from Australia. It is a sitcom that follows the lives of two sisters who run a large cow farm. Their lives aren't so easy since they face many problems, but these Australian girls show us how they can be strong and move forward.
Now you have quite a list of the best English TV series of all time to watch.
You have to admit that learning English with TV series is quite entertaining.
However, it can be difficult too, especially if you're a beginner. But we have a solution.
Have you already decided which of these TV series you are going to watch? Which one is your favorite? Please share it with us in the comments below!
Game of thrones, Friends, Grey's Anatomy, Sex and the city, The Big Bang Theory
The Crown, The Office, Peaky Blinders, Sherlock.
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