There is no point in beating around the bush; life under lockdown is pretty boring. We have gone from having a world of options from which to choose such as playing sport; shopping for leisure; or simply just calling round to our friends’ houses and hanging out, to essentially, sitting in our homes all day and perhaps going for a walk in a secluded area.
However, instead of moping about the home and reminiscing about those wonderful days, why not see this period of unprecedented monotony as a wonderful opportunity for self-improvement? As they say, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.
For many, the goal of learning a second language has fallen short because of a lack of time and commitment. This is your chance. As a son of a language teacher who taught French, Spanish, and Irish, it was drilled into my skull that the only way to truly learn a language is to immerse oneself in it, and if you are not in the country which speaks the tongue, then the next best thing is to watch programmes in the language.
So to make that learning process a little bit easier, at the Athlone Advertiser we highlight some of the best foreign shows on Netflix to help you learn and enjoy.