Why Don't You Speak English?

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First-generation immigrants are taught English by an ordinary British family, for one week, and in the family's own home

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First-generation immigrants are taught English by an ordinary British family, for one week, and in the family's own home

Series 1 Summary

There are almost one million immigrants living in the UK who don't speak very good English. This two-part series follows four first-generation immigrants as they try to learn the language.

  • Episode 1

    This series follows four first-generation immigrants as they try to learn English, with each of them being taught by British host families who they live with for a week

  • Episode 2

    The four immigrants are halfway through their period of learning English. After a week spent living with their British hosts, the immigrants welcome the Brits into their own homes.

Why Don't You Speak English? synopsis

First-generation immigrants are taught English by an ordinary British family, for one week, and in the family's own home

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