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Understanding Western Culture Through Films. This study is to investigate the advantages of using different movies in the EFL classroom. Korean students have all different kinds of input to learn English in the daily life situations. There are various English TV programs and radio programs, DVD movies are available in the library. Using different movies is one of the authentic ways to learn language and culture of the other countries. Movies can be used an excellent tool to improve students’ English. There are various genres in movies. Students can learn valuable lessons through movies since they reflect some aspects of human life. The advantages of using films are that students can watch the same movies several times. Film trailers are also can be used in the classroom since they are short to watch and study English expressions. Language and culture is closely related. Students can learn useful expressions and valuable lessons about the various types of life through watching movies from the other foreign countries. Movies are authentic materials which can be used as a tool of learning English in the EFL contexts. When teachers use movies in the classroom, students may have low affective filter which will help them to learn better English. More teachers are recommended to use western films as a way of understand of the western culture and language. In further study, the researcher is going to evaluate students’ responses regarding the effects of using films.


Understanding Western Culture Through Films. This study is to investigate the advantages of using different movies in the EFL classroom. Korean students have all different kinds of input to learn English in the daily life situations. There are various English TV programs and radio programs, DVD movies are available in the library. Using different movies is one of the authentic ways to learn language and culture of the other countries. Movies can be used an excellent tool to improve students’ English. There are various genres in movies. Students can learn valuable lessons through movies since they reflect some aspects of human life. The advantages of using films are that students can watch the same movies several times. Film trailers are also can be used in the classroom since they are short to watch and study English expressions. Language and culture is closely related. Students can learn useful expressions and valuable lessons about the various types of life through watching movies from the other foreign countries. Movies are authentic materials which can be used as a tool of learning English in the EFL contexts. When teachers use movies in the classroom, students may have low affective filter which will help them to learn better English. More teachers are recommended to use western films as a way of understand of the western culture and language. In further study, the researcher is going to evaluate students’ responses regarding the effects of using films.