Social media posts

Social media posts

Learn how to write and comment on social media posts.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and tips and do the exercises.

Preparation

Reading text

Tips

  1. You don't need to write full sentences.
  2. Use LOL to mean 'laugh out loud' and PM to mean 'private message'.
  3. Add xxx for kisses.
  4. Use emojis to show how you're feeling. 
  5. Use extra exclamation marks (!) to make an idea stronger or to show you are joking.

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Average: 4.5 (19 votes)

Hello howtosay_,

'I went on FB', 'I was on FB', 'I saw a post on FB', etc. are all common ways to say this. Though to be honest, in my experience people don't usually mention the specific place they saw something -- they just say they saw it.

In most contexts, I'm not sure anyone would say they stopped using FB -- in my experience, they'd probably just say, 'And then I saw X on Instagram'. But you could say that you 'signed out of' or 'logged out of' or 'logged off of' FB. Though again, most people don't actually sign out -- they just close the app or tab and move on. They might sign out of FB on their home computer before turning it off in preparation for a trip if that's what you had in mind.

I hope this helps.

All the best,
Kirk
LearnEnglish team

Submitted by Yvsminexo on Thu, 27/07/2023 - 23:24

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For me, the best place for a holiday is Italy. I have never been there, but it's my dream, and I hope that one day it will come true.

Submitted by Ro Htan on Thu, 29/06/2023 - 16:14

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My favorite place for holiday is going hiking. I like doing adventure that is amazing and thrilling. I can hear singing a song from the birds that are amazing. Furthermore, I can see the view of the city from on top of the mountain.

Submitted by Safe_Mode on Mon, 12/06/2023 - 09:58

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I prefer some activities on holidays, ride the electroscooter or bicycle, for example

Submitted by April Kyaw on Wed, 17/05/2023 - 06:28

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For me,my favourite place is beach.When I was a kid,I spend most of holiday by going beach.I used to play many games on the beach with my sisters and brothers.But now it was all the past.I miss that old time

Submitted by Eman Samir on Fri, 07/04/2023 - 00:44

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My favorite place for a holiday is going to the beach, particularly sitting by the beach, filling with the smell of the sea, watching and hearing the waves when crashing with each other and finally breaking on the shore.

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Tue, 10/01/2023 - 22:13

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The city of London is my favourite place for a holiday.

Submitted by quraishi on Sun, 18/12/2022 - 09:09

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Hi there,
as always i spend my vacation with my GF in Germany, we both used to go to splendid places all over the Germany. and we both love each other!!!,

Submitted by ridoan on Sat, 17/09/2022 - 18:17

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My favorite place for a holiday is on the edge of a lake. I like to spend time, to read a good book, to observe people to play in the lake. It's very relaxing. When i'm hungry, I eat an ice cream with a cup of coffee. I like too to go hiking in the mountains, to look at the landscape, the peaks.