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Why watch it?
- The accents in this series are generally standard American accents.
- It is filled with short dialogues and the speech is generally slow compared to other sitcoms.
- The main topics are related to everyday life: friends, family, work and relationships.
- The jokes are generally obvious, which means you don’t have to understand everything that is said.
Friends is an American sitcom which portrays the lives of 6 friends in their mid-twenties. There’s Rachel, a waitress who wants to work in the fashion industry, Monica, a chef, Ross (Monica’s brother), a paleontologist, Chandler a business professional, Joey an actor and Phoebe a musician. Episodes typically tell the friends’ funny and romantic adventures and career issues.