#176: The 6 Best British TV Series To Learn English

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In addition to that, in this episode you will learn some of the best TV series to learn British English!


Words You’ll Learn:

  • To be put on the hot seat: all eyes are on you
  • Shift gears: to change subjects
  • Stringy: big, sticky lines (like the the cheese on pizza in cartoons)
  • Something isn’t your cup of tea: expression used to describe something that you dislike
  • Slapstick comedy: style of humor that involves exaggerated physical activity
  • Crass: lacking in sensitivity, refinement, or intelligence
  • Witty: someone that’s very quick when making a joke; well thought out, intelligent
  • Posh: elegant or stylish

Also some differences between American and British:

  • Humor (obvious vs. sarcasm).
  • Words/pronunciation:
    • Aubergine vs. eggplant
    • Jelly vs. Jello
    • Tomatoes vs. tomatoes
  • Received pronunciation, “the Queen’s English”.

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  • Sarvesh Kumar says:


  • Giuseppe says:

    Listening to podcasts is a unique, effective and enriching experience. I feel you guys made a great move picking them up and coming back to release new amazing episodes after two years! I really missed you! Happy to meet you, Andrea, your clear wonderful British accent that immediately caught my ear, will help us make our English even better. Well done!

    • Justin says:

      Aww yeah, Giuseppe, thanks for the nice words and support! Great to have you listening with us my friend. Keep up the great work!

  • cpe student says:

    Thanks very informative I will check few of them

    • Justin says:

      Aww yeah, thanks for listening!

  • Marco says:

    Fabulous episode as always guys and I’m so happy to see that you’re expanding also to British English.

    • Justin says:

      Aww yeah, Marco. Thanks for listening and keep kicking ass with your English!

  • DanJP says:

    Welcome to the Reallife community Andrea!
    Love listening you guys talking with each other

  • Arya says:

    It’s great to have some female voice in this wonderful podcast!
    I watched the US version of The Office but couldn’t get it, maybe I should try the UK version.

  • Ujvala says:

    It’s great to hear you. can i have such a talk with you,if you allow me to talk with I will be the lucky one, I am not sure that my english will satisfy you are not, but i like to talk to you🙂

    • Justin says:

      Thanks for your support and comment Ujvala!

  • Aaliya bhati says:

    You guys are just amazing i have learned a lot from your channel thank you ❤️❤️❤️

    • Justin says:

      Wow thanks for your nice words Aaliya, much appreciate, and keep up the great work!

  • Aman Verma says:

    I’ll really lie to listen your voice.