How to use Twitter Abbreviation and slang to practice English


You can tweet on your wall, as well as send messages to your friends and followers, as well as choose people who are interesting to you. There are. You can read many tweets on entirely different topics. Thus, by reading his tweets, you improve your reading skills and learn novel words.

Believe me. You will learn many unfamiliar words very quickly, especially slang words which will help you pump your vocabulary.

If you want to quickly find some latest news for your learning or want to mention people reading or teaching English in your tweets, all you need to do is register the desired hashtag "#," and you will get the required information immediately.

Hashtags are words or phrases that follow the #symbol and find specific topics and people. You can use hashtags like #EnglishGrammar, #Twinglish, #English, #LearnEnglish, etc. In teaching English.

Importance of social media to learn English

Have you ever read English language blogs or gone to a forum to help English learners? These online services are also classified as social media. Currently, there is an immense variety of them for every taste.

Social networks can be used for entirely different purposes – whether it is communication to learn more about another culture, only entertainment, and of course to improve your English.

It is an extraordinary world where you can chat, exchange photos, listen to music, watch videos, play games, and there is a lot more you can do.

Social media is not just about using technology. It is about serving the community.

~ Simon Manwaring

Social media is a fantastic way to learn English and make many new friends from different countries. Everyone chooses according to their choice and needs.

Now everyone uses social networks, and the person who does not have at least one account seems strange. Everyone enjoys the benefits of civilization, especially since you can enjoy them anywhere and anytime! Moreover, it is so easy to learn English with them and remove the barrier of language.

Let us look at the most popular and most influential social networks we can use to learn English. Twitter is a social network that requires accuracy in expression. Each post or "tweet" can contain only 140 characters.

Twitter is the microblogging that answers the question " What's going on?" Thanks to Twitter, others will know what you are doing and what you are thinking. However, using only up to 140 characters, you are limited to words, and you must choose your words carefully.

But do not be disappointed about this limit. Everything can be used with benefits! Knowing that there is a specific limit to your vocabulary, you will eliminate unnecessary words.

Since Twitter messages are pretty low, users of this social network use various abbreviations for communication. Keep in mind if you are learning English using this social network, you will face many unknown terms.

List of English abbreviations for Twitter

(Direct message) Personal news.

This abbreviation shows the follower that detailed information will be sent to him personally.


(As far as I know ) A popular post which means "as far as I know."


(Tip of cap) This symbol is used to thank another user for the information provided


(If you miss ) Popular shorthand is used when a user retweets his post


(Not safe to work) A tag in a tweet, meaning a photo has been added to the post, is better not to open at the workplace.


(Shake my head) An abbreviation that expresses doubt or disbelief


(Thanks for the retweet) A way to express gratitude for a retweet


(face-to-face) personally, face to face.


(Come back at the same time ) An abbreviation to indicate that the user will soon return online


(May you have a good day) Wish for a good day


There is no universal method to learn a second language. So, you have to know what is the best way to you, you and as mentioned in this text using to Twitter can enhance your learning, and at the same time you can socialize right in exchange messages with many people.

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