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By Education Team | 13 June 2019

7 Best Films for Beginner English

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Learning English is very difficult. You deserve a break. Movies are a fun way to listen to native English speakers and practice common phrases. If you are a beginner, it can be hard to find a movie that you can easily understand and enjoy. To help you, we have made this list of the best films for beginner English.

Best Films for Beginner English

Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story is an animated movie that is popular all over the world. It is so popular that there are subtitles available in many languages. If you have trouble understanding the voice actors, you can try turning on the subtitles in another language.

The Hangover (2009)

This movie is about men who get into trouble before one man, Doug, gets married. It is easy to follow because of the physical humor. Most of the jokes do not come from complicated word play. The Hangover is very funny and is great to help beginners understand American customs and humor.

The Hunger Games (2012)

The accents of the speakers in The Hunger Games are very neutral, and the characters usually do not speak very fast. This makes the film easier to follow than most other science fiction movies. Many science fiction movies use technical language that is hard to understand, but the Hunger Games does not. It also has romance, action, and fashion that are fun to watch.

Forrest Gump (1994)

The main character of this movie, Forrest, is a man with a mental impairment. He speaks very slowly. His speech is full of emotion, and is very moving. Forrest has a heavy Southern accent, but he is not difficult to understand. If you cannot understand what the character says, his face will express how he feels very clearly. This movie is also a great insight into American culture.

Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park has dinosaurs, and everyone likes dinosaurs. The movie also has characters who are scientists and doctors. Their speech can help you practice technical language. Most of the movie is action, and the actors do not talk for a long time. Some of the science might be difficult to understand, but the rest is much easier.

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

This film is about a man and his wife who plan to steal millions of dollars from a casino. George Clooney, the main character, has a voice that is clear and easy to understand. The characters in the movie also use a lot of numbers to talk about money and time. As they plan to steal the money, you practice hearing speakers give directions, use professional language, and talk about the time.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

This movie is based on the book, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss. You can read the book before watching the movie to help understand it better. This movie is about an outcast who learns to be nice at Christmas. The movie is fun and heartwarming.