Social media posts

Learn how to write and comment on social media posts.

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Reading text


  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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A1 English level (elementary)

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


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.

Submitted by cesarasg on Fri, 16/09/2022 - 00:14


Where is your favorite place for a holiday?
My favorite place for a holiday is the beach. Beach is very relaxing, hot, and quite. I like to travel with my wife and my son, he is very happy in the sand.

Submitted by GraceZ on Mon, 22/08/2022 - 15:23


My favorite place for a holiday is Korea with its breath taking views, mountainious terrain that overlooks the city, magnificent royal palaces and mouth watering food as well as its trendy high street fashion. It's a perfect place to spend your holiday.

Submitted by Amelle-TechLea… on Fri, 22/07/2022 - 21:26


My favourite place for a holiday is Istanbul. This wonderful city is a unique place with charming nature and attractive lively atmosphere. It is such a melting pot of the past, the present and the future and has always been a rich mosaic of people, religions and cultures. People are wecoming and friendly and food is delicious and of a great variety !!

Napoleon once said, “If the world was only one country, Istanbul would be its capital.”

Submitted by Claire Rabbit on Sat, 25/06/2022 - 09:40


Could you please check my writing. Thank you!!

I spent my vacation in the mountain in the countryside.
The mountain' air is cool and there are covered by a lot of shade of trees.
I feel very relaxing!! Food there is delicious!! There are many vegetables that my area not. I love the place!! XXX
PM me if you want the beautiful place location.

Hello BetterAdam,

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Submitted by Fzt_abidin on Thu, 09/06/2022 - 08:32


My favorite holiday place is Antalya. Just like last year ı want to go there because its price is affordable and people can enjoy sea activities. Antalya has a really good beach and pub. ı went there with my brother and friend in 2020. People can eat seafood and the other world cuisine's of food. Konyaaltı beach is the most beautiful beach in Antalya. İndividual can see and unwind there. The weather is great, 30-35 degrees,

Submitted by Barrita on Thu, 05/05/2022 - 22:25


I have ask xxx mean kisses? beacues that hear porn
and xoxo?

Hi Barrita,

Yes, 'xxx' means both of those things. For kisses, it doesn't need to be three. For example, 'x' or 'xx' also mean kisses.

'xoxo' means something like 'hugs and kisses'. It's an expression of affection.

I hope that helps!


The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by Jaci Anita on Sun, 01/05/2022 - 20:47


I love to travel to a nice places, with great nature, people, places to visit, good restaurants, secure and calm places too.

Submitted by nadyanightingale on Mon, 04/04/2022 - 13:18


It depends. Sometimes I like staying in the city. And sometimes I want to go to a more relaxing place. I need delicious food and amazing views to get relaxed. I'm jealous sometimes, but then I just find something suitable for me.
I'm sure when we go on a holiday with children, they will build sandcastles and eat a lot of ice creams.

Submitted by Kamelbenslimane on Thu, 17/02/2022 - 12:38


My favorite place in holiday is sea

Submitted by MauricioVT_1 on Tue, 04/01/2022 - 14:28


Cancún!!! It's beautifull and relaxing.

Submitted by ANOUAR on Mon, 22/11/2021 - 10:59


My favourite place for holidays is Home with my family whenever they're in the world, I like family conversations and the warm we feel it with each other!

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Tue, 02/11/2021 - 10:15


when i have a holiday, i often spend time at home to watch movie or shopping with my friends and if i have more times i will go to the beach.

Submitted by Bena - Mustafa on Sat, 30/10/2021 - 04:29


I am not rich to travel each holidays , I hope of Allah to give me more money to visit most cites in the world .

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Fri, 29/10/2021 - 14:47


I have no favourite place. I usually go anywhere. I want to know more about new things new people and new places. I like to talk to people.

Submitted by DW on Wed, 30/06/2021 - 04:30

For me, I do not have any particular favourite place for a holiday, because there are so many places in the world that I have never been to! Especially after reading everyone’s sharing, I think the world is so big, I hope I can travel around the world and see more differences!
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Submitted by mirtha on Fri, 07/05/2021 - 20:03

I do not have a favourite place for a holiday. I like travelling and know new places and taste a variety of food. Likewise, I like to the sea, rivers, lakes, mountains.

Submitted by Ehsan on Sun, 11/04/2021 - 09:17

I would prefer to see all over the world!!!

Submitted by Andrea Valencia on Sat, 10/04/2021 - 17:58

My favorite place for a vacation is by the sea, on the beach, close to a great city or town in a quiet place.

Submitted by Camila Abreu on Sat, 03/04/2021 - 20:46

I love to traveling. I like caribean and Northeastern Brazil beaches. I also really like trails and caves :)

Submitted by Bandar 777 on Sat, 03/04/2021 - 14:55

my Preferred Holliday it's got to bee Singapoora and korea and japan

Submitted by MikhailZatopliaev on Sat, 27/03/2021 - 01:10

I prefer spend my holidays near a sea. I have never been in Europe, but I very want.

Submitted by TIa vinaka on Thu, 18/03/2021 - 04:50

My favorite place is beach which is not crowded and calm. I'd like to spending all day by beach.

Submitted by xiaoh on Mon, 08/03/2021 - 03:47

The best thing to do in a holiday is palying golf with my wife and daughter, famliy together !Green,sunshining,fresh air great

Submitted by Victor Hugo on Sun, 07/02/2021 - 09:53

I'd like to relax in a peaceful place like a beach, a mountain. I hope to discover a variety of local foods, stay a long time with local people to learn more about another culture or habit.

Submitted by In on Sun, 07/02/2021 - 09:33

My favorite place for holidays is the sea. I love the sunsets and sunrises viewing the sea. Also, I enjoy walking and swim there.

Submitted by Bau on Fri, 05/02/2021 - 21:20

I love Vietnam because it is my country. That is why I would like to go back as soon as possible. My province is Binh Dinh where there are many beautiful beaches and delicious seafood.

Submitted by German on Wed, 20/01/2021 - 01:44

My favourite place for holidays are the coldtowns. I don´t like the hot places like beach, I like the cold weather

Submitted by khoadeptrai on Tue, 29/12/2020 - 16:57

Discussion: where is your favorite place for a holiday? For me personally. I love a place with a peaceful atmosphere like go camping, go fishing, especially my home. Could I consider home is a place for a holiday? Because a holiday is an occasion to relax or reduce stress after such a long time of working or studying. I guarantee all people feel comfortable at home and easy to do anything from making some delicious donuts to inviting close friends or relatives to come over and have a party together.

Submitted by Aliz on Tue, 22/12/2020 - 08:45

My favourite place is beach because it's so beautiful and amazing.

Submitted by Leonardo de Souza on Thu, 19/11/2020 - 13:28

I haven't traveled lots lately, even though beach is my favorite place to go on holidays. I'm living in Brazil and we have beautiful beachs here. Last year I went to Bauneario Camburiú in orther to attend cientific. It's great city whith amazing beaches.

Submitted by Babydoll on Sun, 15/11/2020 - 11:51

I went to Spain two years ago for a holiday. We celebrated my boyfriend’s birthday. We stayed in a luxury hotel by the beach, it was a great fun. I would say Spain is my favourite county to go on holiday.

Submitted by Moon Wathan on Sun, 11/10/2020 - 15:19

My favourite place is Pyin Oo Lwin Township, Mandalay Region, Myanmar. This town has many visiting places and so many flowerbeds. One of the most places I like is flowerbeds. They are so beautiful and fun. Another point I love this town is that it has cool weather. I love this weather.

Submitted by Pola on Sat, 10/10/2020 - 20:48

My best favourite I do in a holiday is go to first in the aqua park with my friends I really spend great time with them, then go to the beach at 4 afternoon and I lying on a chaise lounge! It's so relaxing!!

Submitted by habibao.medo on Sat, 10/10/2020 - 08:37

my favorite place is my home i like watching movies and reading novels that is the best !!

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Submitted by cittàutopica on Fri, 02/10/2020 - 20:54

There isn't a favourite place for my holiday. I prefer the places where I can see monuments, pieces of art, good restaurants, etc.
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Submitted by Marce-English on Fri, 18/09/2020 - 14:33

This is used a lot on social media

Submitted by Khin Myat Thwin on Tue, 15/09/2020 - 12:15

My favourite place for holiday is miyagi in japan. It has so many great views, delicious restaurants, superb hotel, amazing flower shop and if you ever visit there, dont forget to take a bullet train. It is awesome.

Submitted by OlaFlower on Tue, 08/09/2020 - 07:27

My favourite places for a holiday are mountains. I adore trekking and hiking. It's the best way of relaxing and forgetting about everyday problems for me. It's obvious this way of resting is a bit tiresome, but the amazing views at the top let me forget about fatigue.
Absolutely! I agree 100%! It is like you have read my mind! We have beautiful mountains and glaciers in Argentina. Every time I can take some personal time off at work I get my backpack on and travel to Patagonia. In my opinion, San Carlos de Bariloche is one of the most amazing places in the world.

Submitted by shironeiko on Fri, 21/08/2020 - 11:37

I love going to the beach with my family. We gather in circle on the sand eating grill foods and share stories. so cool!

Submitted by Maria19 on Mon, 17/08/2020 - 21:30

With my family every place is good, especially if it is abroad.

Submitted by sakura on Wed, 12/08/2020 - 04:20

My favourite place for a holiday is a beach called Shirahama in Wakayama Prefecture.It's a place I've been traveling to since I was little.It's so familiar to me that I could say it's my second home.Shirahama has the ocean and there is a great variety of seafood.We always eat seafood for dinner every night.If you stay in Shirahama for a long time, you can eat seafood until you get tired of it.LOL! In addition, the sea in Shirahama is very clear and clean seawater and you can see the fishes clearly when you swim in the sea.I often dive with my father and I love to see the fish up close.After enjoying the ocean, I play volleyball with my family at the hotel's pool.It's hard to move as we play volleyball in the water.It's more tiring than playing volleyball on land.After playing in the pool, I always go to the hotel's hot spring.It's the perfect time to relax in the hot spring after a hard day's work. However, I could not go to the Shirahama beach every year, but I could not go this summer.Because I still had to go to school.The reopening of school was delayed due to the corona, so my summer vacation was cut short.It's really sad.This summer I had to refrain from being alone and lonely this summer. So I decided to go to Shirahama next year, no matter what, for sure.

Submitted by Phan Bao Dung on Mon, 03/08/2020 - 20:47

When I was single, I like to go hiking on holiday. I climbed most of the mountains in my country. I feel very relaxing standing on the top of the mountain and breathing the fresh air here. But when I was married and had a baby, my family often went to the beach. Because our daughter loves swimming, building castle sand, and walking along the beach. I hope my family will have a hiking trip when my daughter is older.