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VIDEO TUTORIALS HELP YOU
LEARN ENGLISH AND OTHER SKILLS

Bingewatching is o.k. now

watching multiple episodesof a 

television program in rapid succession

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8 GENIOUS COOKING SITES that will improve your English LINK

SKILL SHARE Video courses about different topics LINK

or GOOGLE "HOW TO..." (and find videos on any topic)

SHORT VIDEO SERIES FOR ENGLISH LEARNERS 

GREAT FOR BEGINNERS 

WE SPEAK NYC civic-focused learning tools and videos  LINK

CROSSROADS CAFE Videos and activities LINK

VOICE OF AMERICA Video lessons LINK

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TV SHOWS: FIND A SHOW YOU LIKE. WATCH IT EVERY DAY. 
AFTER A WHILE, YOU WILL START THINKING IN ENGLISH.

BEGINNERS: Watch with subtitles in your language.
INTERMEDIATE: Watch with subtitles in your language, then try English.
ADVANCED: Watch with English subtitles. Then try without.

PLEASE NOTE: SOME OF THE SHOWS BELOW HAVE SEXUAL OR VIOLENT CONTENT.
If possible, sign up for a paid streaming service (HBO, HULU, etc.)
Or rent DVDs in your local library.

YOYO's TOP 3

 FRIENDS 

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INSECURE

Issa Dee navigates work, friendships, and family in sunny Los Angeles.

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watch it on: HBO MAX

seasons: 4

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FRIENDS

Six friends experience marriage, divorce, new jobs, and much more.

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watch it on: HBO MAX

seasons: 10 

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DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

Four women who live in the suburbs become friends.

TRAILER

watch it on: DISNEY

seasons: 8 

 FAMILY 

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MODERN FAMILY

Issa Dee navigates work, friends, and family in L.A.

friends, and family in L.A.

TRAILER

watch it on: PEACOCKTV

seasons: 11 

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THE SIMPSONS

A parody on American culture with Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie. 

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watch it on: DISNEY

seasons: 32 

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BLACKISH

The Johnsons deal with cultural issues in an upper-class white neighborhood.

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watch it on: HULU

seasons: 7 

 DRAMA 

FAMILY

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BREAKING BAD
 

A desperate high-school chemistry teacher becomes involved in cooking meth.

TRAILER

watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 5 

FAMILY

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ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK

An upper-class New York woman is sentenced to 1.5 years in a women's prison. 

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watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 7 

FAMILY

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DEXTER
 

Meet Dexter Morgan: Miami Police employee at day and serial killer at night.

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watch it on: AMAZON

seasons: 8 

 WORK 

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THE OFFICE

A parody of office life with a difficult boss, unhappy workers and a lot of fun.

TRAILER

watch it on: PEACOCKTV

seasons: 9

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MAD MEN

Office life in one of the best New York Advertising agencies in the 1960s.

TRAILER

watch it on: AMAZON

seasons: 7 

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ALLY McBEAL

Ally McBeal works in a law firm with new colleagues and an old boyfriend.

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watch it on: HULU

seasons: 5 

 MEDICAL 

FAMILY

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GREY'S ANATOMY
 

The professional and personal lives of medical interns and their mentors.

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watch it on: HULU

seasons: 17 

FAMILY

DR.QUINN,
MEDICINE WOMAN

In 1967 a doctor moves from Boston to the Wild West with her husband.

TRAILER

watch it on: AMAZON

seasons: 6 

FAMILY

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NIP/TUCK
 

Two plastic surgeons - a family man and a playboy - have a practice in Miami.

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watch it on: HULU

seasons: 6 

 POLITICS 

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SCANDAL

Olivia Pope is the best at crisis management in and around the White House.

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watch it on: HULU

seasons: 7

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THE AMERICANS

Two Soviet KGB officers pose as an American couple in the 1980s.

TRAILER

watch it on: AMAZON

seasons: 6 

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M.A.S.H.

Three army doctors work in a mobile army hospital during the Korean war.

TRAILER

watch it on: HULU

seasons: 11 

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GLEE

A teacher with a passion for music prepares her students for musical glory.

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watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 6

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NASHVILLE

Love, family, music, and lots of drama in Nashville, the US country music capital.

TRAILER

watch it on: HULU

seasons: 6 

EMPIRE

Family members struggle to control the hip-hop music company they founded.

TRAILER

watch it on: AMAZON

seasons: 6 

 MUSIC 

 SOAP OPERAS 

FAMILY

MEDICAL

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JANE THE VIRGIN
 

After a mix-up at the hospital, Jane the virgin is pregnant. What now?

TRAILER

watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 5 

FAMILY

MEDICAL

THE YOUNG
AND THE RESTLESS

Issa Dee navigates work, friends, and family in L.A.

friends, and family in L.A.

TRAILER

watch it on: ABC

seasons: 47 

FAMILY

MEDICAL

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MELROSE PLACE
 

A group of 20-somethings lives in an apartment complex in Los Angeles.

TRAILER

watch it on: AMAZON

seasons: 7 

 SCI-FI 

FAMILY

MEDICAL

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FIREFLY
 

Wild West in Space. The adventures of Captain Mal Reynolds and his crew.

TRAILER

watch it on: HULU

seasons: 1 

FAMILY

MEDICAL

FUTURAMA
 

Philip Fry was frozen for 1000 years. He wakes up in a new world in 2999.

TRAILER

watch it on: HULU

seasons: 10 

FAMILY

MEDICAL

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THE TWILIGHT ZONE

Strange stories from other dimensions: You have entered the Twilight Zone.

TRAILER

watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 5 

 TIME TRAVEL 

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BRIDGERTON

When British royal families try to marry off their daughters, drama is not far.

TRAILER

watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 1

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THE CROWN

The fictional story of the British Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family.

TRAILER

watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 4 

OUTLANDER

A married British nurse time travels to 17th century Scotland and falls in love.

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watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 5 

 FANTASY 

MUSIC

FAMILY

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GAME OF THRONES

Nine noble families fight for control of Westeros with swords, magic and dragons.

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watch it on: HBO

seasons: 8 

FAMILY

SUPERNATURAL
 

Two brothers hunt demons, monsters, and other supernatural creatures.

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watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 15 

FAMILY

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STRANGER THINGS
 

A young boy disappears, and the town discovers supernatural forces. 

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watch it on: NETFLIX

seasons: 4 

 VAMPIRES 

FAMILY

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TRUE BLOOD
 

A waitress and a vampire fall in love in a small town in Louisiana. Trouble awaits.

TRAILER

watch it on: HULU

seasons: 7 

FAMILY

BEING HUMAN
 

Three roommates are living together: a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire.

TRAILER

watch it on: AMAZON

seasons: 4 

FAMILY

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BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER

Buffy wants to be a normal student, but she has to save the world from vampires.

TRAILER

watch it on: AMAZON

seasons: 7