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    watching movies with subtitles helps in improving english or not..?

    One of my friend suggested me to watch regional movies with english subtitles of watch english movies with english subtitles so that I can improve my english...? This idea really works or not..?

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    Re: watching movies with subtitles helps in improving english or not..?

    Quote Originally Posted by loiu View Post
    One of my friend​s suggested me to that I watch regional movies with English subtitles, of or watch English movies with English subtitles so that I can improve my English. Do you think that this idea really works or not?
    Welcome to the forum.

    Please note my corrections to your post above. Remember to capitalise the word "English" at all times. We end a sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark, not with ..? as you did.

    Many people find watching films with subtitles a great way to help them learn a language. I recommend watching films with English dialogue and English subtitles. If you watch a film in which all the spoken dialogue is in your own language, it's easy to just listen to that language and forget to concentrate on the subtitles.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 21-Jan-2014 at 11:51.
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    Re: watching movies with subtitles helps in improving english or not..?

    Here's something some people I know have found useful. Before watching a film in English with English subtitles, watch a version that has been dubbed in your own language. Then watch it in English with English subtitles. You'll not have to worry about missing the meaning of some crucial word, sentence or short dialogue, because you'll already know what's going on. You can watch the English-language version in a more relaxed mood, and perhaps catch the general flow of what is being said.

    Many years ago, on holidays in Germany, I used to go the the cinema to watch German-dubbed versions of films I had already seen in England. I firmly believe that this helped improve my listening skills in German.

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    Re: watching movies with subtitles helps in improving english or not..?

    Hey, One of my friend also suggest me that see the movie with English subtitle. I find that this is excellent way for improve English. Dear i also weak in English. We all are know that without English we can't achieve our goals.

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    Re: watching movies with subtitles helps in improving english or not..?

    Quote Originally Posted by loiu View Post
    regional movies with english subtitles of watch english movies with english subtitles
    Just out of curiosity: if your native language (as seen on your profile) is English and you're from the UK... then what do you exactly mean by that?
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: watching movies with subtitles helps in improving english or not..?

    What is the problem of using "suggest me to "? Many students in my country write in this way.

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    Re: watching movies with subtitles helps in improving english or not..?

    Quote Originally Posted by yslamac View Post
    What is the problem of with using "suggest me to "? Many students in my country write it in this way.
    Then many students in your country are getting it wrong.

    I suggest that you watch films.
    I suggest to you that you watch films.
    I suggest watching films.
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    #8

    Re: watching movies with subtitles helps in improving english or not..?

    It is a kind of fixed grammar rules or just a special usage of "suggest"?
    My brother helps me do the homework. <- Becoz it is correct if we write it in this way @@

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