Build your vocabulary
Why watch it?
- The characters have clear standard American accents.
- There are many songs in this series which are clear, repetitive and easy to remember.
- Songs are an effective way of remembering phrases and helping with intonation.
- There are also scenes where the music teacher gives the students pronunciation lessons to help them with their singing.
Glee is a musical comedy-drama series about the glee club (a school choir) at the William McKinley High School. The teacher tries to inspire a group of students, who are not especially talented, to work hard and go to the national singing competition. The series introduces the important social issues of relationships, race and learning to become an effective team. There are also appearances from stars such as Britney Spears, Demi Lovato and Lindsey Lohan.