A Leo Listener once asked this question:


How do I use what I learn while listening to movies and TV shows in real life?”


And went on to clarify:  


“When you aren’t trying to understand movies just for the sake of it, but you want to speak or write better, understand natives and know what to do when you don’t understand.”


For me, Trisha answers that question in this interview where she talks about using your journal to engage with what you’re watching and improve your English thanks to your creativity.

Watch the video:

You’ll discover:

  • What goes down over at Vagabond English and in the Vagabond English book club – one of the most enjoyable online communities I’m a part of
  • How to get more out of what you watch by journaling
  • What you must do to get started journaling for language development
  • How to use scenes your favourite films or series plus your journal to enrich your English
  • The impact of writing in your journal and using your creativity on your memory
  • Why new language sticks in your brain through creative writing
  • Why this method works well for introverts
  • How to develop your cultural awareness through films
  • How to use prediction to help you understand better
  • How to come at a clip from different angles
  • The whole industry that’s built up around predicting what’s going to happen in one epic fantasy series. If you’re a TV series fan, I’m sure you can guess which one.
  • The best social media tip for learning a language
  • Why there’s no right way to journal about what you watch in English
  • Why you need to agree with your goals – I love this last tip

Links or resources we mention in this video plus a bunch of other useful ones:


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