Best Netflix Series for Learning English: Rookies and Advanced

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The eternal debate among those who prefer listen to dubbed series and movies than those who appreciate them in the original version It is inevitable. If you have opted for the second alternative, we are convinced that you will have a thousand and one doubts on which content is more appropriate to start or which titles are more convenient for profitable students. L' series list that you will see in the following paragraphs is created from a minor to a major difficultytrying to start with North American comedies, where the accent is less dense for the beginner, and will end with the British dramas, WherePeaky Blinders, which we have already talked about in this article, is the Expert difficulty level, suitable only for the brave.

The Crown is pure British English for academic accents.

A couple of suggestions before hitting you with our tips. If you already speak the language fluently, but want to go a step further, at least in the simpler to understand series, you might turn off subtitles and check how you defend yourself unaided. Also, in both the British and North American series, it is a fun game for try to guess from where they come from the accents of each character, as this will give you great clues when it comes to understanding a language that is as beautiful as it is complex to cover.

English will begin to familiarize you with our tips

If you want to start, we recommend that you start with light comedies, as could be the case with Forced Mothers, though if you are challenged, your best option is the fabulous Peaky Blinders.

  • Modern family
  • Forced mothers
  • The crown
  • atypical
  • Blacklist
  • The chef's table
  • Ozark
  • Peak Blinders
  • The end of the fucking world
  • Hunting
  • Breaking Bad.
  • Luther
  • Rick and Morty
  • populated
  • skins

Modern family

If we talk about families on the small screen, it looks like i community members in which this series takes place are one of the best examples that can be found on the television scene in recent years. When you put together such a wide one variety of profiles, whether by age, gender, sexual orientation or type of comedy, excellent fiction works come out like this series, which has a thousand and one anecdotes, although I always like to highlight the chapter which is completely registered with Apple devices. The variety of characters it will make you start understanding the language almost from scratch.

  • Year 2009
  • Seasons: 11
  • Episodes available: 250
  • Approximate duration: 20 minutes


The Latin rhythm will invade your living room in this funny comedy, with a great presence of the gastronomic element, where we will discover that the Morales family will not give up easily, if it comes to saving the family business, a small taqueria located in the city of Los Angeles is run by his grandfather. The sense of humor, of course, is the cornerstone of the series, although it matters such as the importance of family, acceptance of strangers in a closed environment o Financial problems they will be essential to understand the context. English nursery school for the whole family.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Chapters: 10
  • Average duration: 30 minutes

Forced mothers

Who among us has known the Years' 90, speaking of television series, he has in mind the after dinner with the television on and some North American series willing to entertain us, as could be the case with Forced Parents, which told the story of three men who take care of a group of naughty beautiful girls. Those little protagonists have already grown up and have taken the lead, in a series that respects the characters and settings of the time, to make way for a generation of women who will look for a way to make your dreams come true, despite the fact that their children don't make things easy. THE simple arguments, adding a light humor and North American touch make this comedy highly recommended for those starting to study English.

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 75
  • Approximate duration: 25 minutes

The chef's table

Netflix offers us a impressive catalog of series and films, so recommending titles is sometimes a daunting task. On this occasion, speaking of perfect series to get started with English, I think Chef's Table is ideal for bringing together a multitude of chefs from all over the world, most of which without having this language like native language, with which our understanding of the same is easier. Speaking of the series in question, the complexity of the proposal is such that many of you will choose to bet on gastronomy, others will love to approach characters of the worldof the best cuisine, while some of you will have the opportunity to admire the presence of other cultures, presented to the general public through their regional dishes.

  • Year: 2015
  • Seasons: 6
  • Episodes available: 30
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes


This recommendation is the series ending point convenient for those who are starting the adventure of improving their English level, even if it's already starting to show some accents and textures where the level goes up a couple of steps. As a title, this comedy invites us to follow in the footsteps of a young boy that is on the autism spectrum, albeit with an enviable way of observe the world e a privileged intelligence. Of course, having knowledge does not imply knowing what to do with them, other than asking them Parents, with problems behind them sister, ready to make the leap to a high school with a good competitive athletics program, or yoursgirlfriend, a girl who will have to have patience to understand the lovely Sam.

  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 28
  • Approximate duration: 30 minutes

Orphan Black

The British discourse begins to reveal itself in this series, a mixture of science fiction e thriller, which offers us one of the riskiest and most interesting works of recent years, we will not reveal its secrets yet, as it speaks to us, at first, of one young woman and impersonates a girl that's just it committed suicide on the train station platform, in front of her, and who turns out to be identical to her. Chaos, characters among the most transgressive and a story that deserves to be told in five seasons is what awaits you with this title ofscience fiction.

  • Year 2013
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 50
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes


This television series is often compared to Breaking Bad, possibly the family matter and illegal substances it helps, but I think he plays in another league, both for his careful processing than for the actors who make up the work, where we will discover how a The father of the family, that recycle of hidden money for dangerous drug traffickers, will force his loved ones to run away looking for a solution for return millions of dollars to those who do not understand no as an answer. If there is something similar al complicated accent of British cities such asManchester, that would be the accent of rural America. Believe us you will need subtitles if you don't master the language.

  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 30
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Breaking Bad.

When a teacher of high school, with a deadly cancer discovered recently, he decides to drop everything he knows to start a percorso very advantageous from a financial point of view on the sidelines of the law, producing methamphetamine, we will enter fully into one of the most difficult, shocking and shocking and chilling stories of the last decades, testifying la birth of one of the cultural icons of this century. colloquial expressions, as well as the dialogues with the Latinos, give him an important interest in learn english with Walter White and company.

  • Year 2008
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 62
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

Rick and Morty

I hope that, at this point in life, you don't have to to tell too much plot of this peculiar animated series, which draws on both the genre's predecessors and science fiction tapes, and which shows us a universe in which a crazy and drunk, also extremely bright, scientist, together with the inseparable nephew, will experience a multitude of adventures and will bring continuos problems to his life and to life in the universe itself. Despite their foul language, the animated series are interesting to discover the original language.

  • Year 2013
  • Seasons: 4
  • Chapters: 41
  • Average duration: 20 minutes

The end of the fucking world

Be teens it's funny how much, on certain occasions and forgive us the expression, a real ordeal of life. It is true that once we have passed, we usually remember their best moments and that is it and they will try James and Alyssa, two young people who seem to have nothing in common so much that they have to escape from their small population, since misunderstandings, deaths and the occasional assassination attempt will force them to take the car and get into some kind of road movie, but with the most diverse characters. British English for the brave.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 2
  • Chapters: 16
  • Average duration: 20 minutes


One of the large modern series playing with the concept of obsessed cop from the capture of a relentless and elusive killerWith the participation of Gillian Anderson e J, offers us an exercise in cinematic excellence, because it is at the height of the best thrillers of recent times, and of police, when a Police officer, Stella Gibson, arrives in London to investigate a murder in Belfast, which could be the work of a new serial killer. Meanwhile another murder takes place andthings start to get complicated, both in the workplace and on a personal level. Enter the mind of the killer with your Cambridge English.

  • Year 2013
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 15
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes


Despite the fact that the series about the mafias, or that touch the criminal and underworld of the company, usually have the police as standard bearer of good, we always have the protection of other productions that do not see the reality that surrounds us as white or black tones, but distinguish the multitude of grays that exist. At this point would come out the name of John Luther, brilliantly played by Idris Elba, a policeman from brilliant mind to solve complicated cases, but that hides a dark being that lives within him, in the confirmation of the British actoras one of the greats of his generation. Like the rest of the British proposals, you will have to arm yourself with patience to understand many of them dialogues.

  • Year 2010
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 20
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

The crown

Welcome to one of the crown jewels on Netflix, pun, and that tells the recent history of the British royal family, even if, believe us, you won't get bored with the English way of life. Quite the opposite. From the first season, which addresses the marriage of Queen Elizabeth and the consecration of Winston Churchill as prime minister, last season released, where the arrival of Lady Di to the royal family breaks the rigid schemes of the monarchy, you will have hours of entertainment and digital joy to absorb the recent history of our more peculiar neighbors. Practice your EnglishWith The Crown it's almost having the chance to major in history at Oxford.

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes available: 40
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes


We have to travel, on this occasion, to the coast of England, where we will meet another group of teenagers, although in this case, as will happen in the last of the recommendations, let's try to take risks in the topics that are touched upon and cases of personality disorders, of problems food, complicated family situations, mental illness and they will begin to touch, without great redness, issues such as homosexuality, quite hidden until the beginning of this century or, simply, the reason for the strange joke without grace. You will really have a hard time master English used in this series, but this should be an incentive for improvement.

  • Year 2007
  • Seasons: 7
  • Episodes available: 61
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

Peak Blinders

Impossible to try to remember the English series present on Netflix and don't bump into Steven Knight's stunning work. This work, which will allow you to discover a part of the islands at the beginning of the XNUMXth century, will take you through the tumultuous life of one of Birmingham's most stubborn and savage families, half gypsy and half English, who they will use all resources close at hand, often called Fists and Pistols, to reach the climbing in society of the time. The performances they are more than superband its female protagonists have nothing to fear from their professional colleagues. Language? Dare to deepen your English more fun, weird and peculiar than our whole list.

  • Year 2013
  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes available: 30
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

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