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Luis Scola Learned English From TV Sitcom 'Friends'

Attention, aspiring English speakers out there. Today has yielded a startling new revelation in the field of language education. While helpful tools such as Rosetta Stone have served a good purpose for the past few years, a new technological breakthrough is sure to ultimately put an end to all products with a price tag, as this new medium is absolutely 100% free, assuming you have cable television.

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Here is Luis Scola of the Houston Rockets, who will now reveal to you his incredible discovery:

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"When I was in Spain, I became a big fan of the TV show Friends. I watched tapes over and over. I would get tapes that were a few years after they ran in America, but that's how I learned English," Scola said.

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Rather shocking, isn't it? Scola, who grew up in Argentina before traveling to Spain to turn pro at the age of 15, had little trouble adjusting to the English language by the time the Rockets traded for him back in 2007. Scola even suggests following a particular character in order to best master the dialect.

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He said he liked all the characters, but Joey was his favorite.

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And there you have it. Friends, the latest in language education technology. See TBS for assistance.