Get serious with series

Click on the link for new Series Autumn 2015.  They don’t look like a bundle of laughs I grant you, but you might find something you like.

Remember series is singular and plural.  ‘Serie’ does not exist. Americans talk about the first season or season 1, whereas Brits will also refer to that as the first series or series 1. Confusing, I know.

If you’re not a downloading wizard, an easy site/app for streaming global TV online is FilmOn. All UK channels are on there.


Here Are the 10 Best TV Shows of 2014 (So Far)

Get hooked on a series for a regular fix of English. Some others mentioned in this week’s classes were: Breaking Bad, Pretty Little Liars, How I Met Your Mother, Skins and Sons of Anarchy.
Instant fail for anyone who tells me what happens in Game of Thrones.  I’m only on season 2!


Correction appended June 3, 1:20 p.m.

Every year, I keep a running list of shows that amuse me, amaze me, impress me or depress me (in a good way). At the end of the year, I whittle that list down to 10, and I have my best-TV-of-the-year list. But it’s tough. I have to leave out a lot of really good stuff. And why should arguing over subjective choices come only once a year?

In that spirit, I give you my very provisional list of The Best TV of 2014 (So Far). But first, a few notes:

  • This list is only in alphabetical order, because I only rank lists if my editor makes me. (That said, I’m glad The Americans begins with ‘A.’)
  • I kept this list to 10 items, because you have to stop somewhere or you’ve got an “everything I like” list. There are a few others that…

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