Afghan refugee learned English through a soap Opera
LONDON, 7 Oct. /Offset. TASS Maxim Ryzhkov/. Afghan refugee learned English with TV soap operas. This was reported by the broadcasting Corporation “bi-Bi-si”. Farid Saleh arrived in the UK at the age of 13, after his father’s death during the political showdown.
Refugee took care of the family is British, but the teenager did not understand what was told him foster parents and teachers at school. Then the foster mother Farida decided daily to watch the TV series EastEnders with subtitles. This method is the simultaneous perception of visual, audio and textual information was for Saleh the most effective.
“EastEnders has helped me to understand what people were saying in school, and in the end I managed to become an integral part of this communication,” said Saleh.
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At the same time, experts are convinced that learning English through TV in the family cannot be a substitute for the knowledge and skills that instill professional teachers. In their opinion, to integrate immigrants into the environment are required to undergo special courses of language training, the queues in some parts of the United Kingdom lasted for three years.