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Good films for practising English (+ vocabulary)

Updated: Jun 28, 2020

These are some of the films that have been successful with my students over the years:

1. The King’s Speech (2010)

2. Love Actually (2003)

3. Forrest Gump (1994)

4. Harry Potter (2001- 2011)

5. Elf (2003) (Christmas movie)

‘Whodunnit’ - Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot (for people who love mystery movies)


  • Rom-com (Romantic Comedy)

  • Drama

  • Period drama (a drama set in a particular historical period)

  • Sci-fi (Science Fiction)

  • Horror

  • Mystery/Suspence/ Thriller

  • Action

  • Documentary

  • Mockumentary

  • Animation

  • Western

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