If for some reason you do not like math, I think you just need an experienced guide to introduce you to this fascinating area of knowledge. By following Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy, you will discover the amazing world of algorithms step by step. It turns out they are everywhere!
This quality BBC documentary gives practice of listening to various accents and has a wide range of vocabulary, including a wealth of terms and useful general phrases, e.g. reinvent the wheel, play Cupid, PageRank, bumblebee, king of clubs, and queen of diamonds.