We spend many hours a week watching series and movies on Netflix, so it’s time to do something productive at the same time: learn languages.
For several years now, several tools have been appearing that want to use Netflix as a basis for learning languages, and today we are going to compile the most relevant ones so that you always have them at hand:
A solution that allows us to click on the words in the subtitles, as well as on the phrases, so that we can translate them into other languages and save them in our account to learn them later.
We can export the saved vocabulary as a CSV file, or to applications like Reji on iOS, to learn with spaced repetition, practice spelling and pronunciation. It is possible to learn up to 103 languages this way.
Extension for Chrome that allows you to watch Netflix with two subtitles at the same time, ours and that of the language we want to learn.
It also allows interaction, showing the meaning of what we highlight and even adjusting the level so that it indicates the easiest to the most difficult.
Since there are movies that are more suitable for learning than others, they have a list of the ideal ones to start practicing.
Allows you to translate words in the subtitles thanks to a Chrome extension.
Use a synchronization game between mobile phone and computer so that we see the subtitles synchronized between both devices,
So that every time we see a word that we do not understand, we can press it on the mobile phone to see its translation without having to stop the playback.
It is one of the best options, since we can see it away from the computer, with mobile phone in hand, without constantly pausing.
More sophisticated solution that adds or removes subtitles at certain times, managing learning based on the user’s level. It can be tried for free, but it is not a free solution.
The poorest of solutions. It is a Chrome plugin that translates what is selected in the subtitles, using the left button for words and the right button for phrases.
It is simple, but free and practical in many moments.
They are not advanced English classes, no Duolingo- type solution or ABA English , but they can help improve vocabulary while keeping us entertained.