Several years ago, my wife was talking a young woman from the French speaking section of Switzerland.

The Swiss woman spoke with impeccable English.

My wife asked her… “Where did you learn English?”

She smiled.  “I like the show Friends.  For years, I watched it in French.  Then, I began watching it in English.  This is how I learned English.”

During my travels in Europe, I have heard this story more than once.

Now, British polyglot, Olly Richards has created a video confirming that he has spotted the same trend.

While Olly and I agree… neither of us could watch that much of the show Friends, there is a reason this method works.  Here’s why:

Move Heaven and Earth to Find Compelling Input | TROLL 008