Developing Speaking Skills through Watching Web-Series for Second Language Learners

  • M Pavithra Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of English, Nehru Arts and Science College, (Autonomous), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • K Rajkumar Assistant Professor, Department of English, Nehru Arts and Science College (Autonomous), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Web-Series, Second Language Learner, Communication Skills, Vocabulary Skills


The Entertainment industry has seen substantial disruption as a result of the popularity of web series and YouTube channels. Web series are becoming more and more popular in this digital age, mainly by their content but additionally for their accessibility and affordable pricing. Speaking fluently is an important component of communication. Learners of second languages often have trouble with LSRW skills. Speaking abilities can be developed through a wide range of activities. Mobile technology, video games, and television shows have had a significant impact on today’s youth. Additionally, watching web-series with English subtitles make the content easier for the audience to understand. It impacts the learner’s vocabulary and its sub-skills of pronunciation, intonation, and fluency, as well as their desire to watch more information. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to determine all the factors that web series information executes to influence vocabulary growth.

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