Social media can provide you with lots of great ways to improve your English effortlessly and on the move. Learning English is difficult, but if you use every resource available to you, you will succeed. So whether you’re learning English as a second language, studying for a degree in English or simply looking to brush up on your grammar and vocabulary skills, here are five of the best Twitter accounts for learning English:
@LearnEnglish_BC is a fantastic Twitter account for learning English from the British Council. They share a wide range of free online resources (as well as interactive stories and games!) for you to practice your English. What’s more, most of the articles on their website have questions attached so that you can check how good your reading is. You can listen to someone reading the articles to practice your listening.
@EnglishTips4U is a brilliant free learning English portal. They hold regular lessons where you can interact with English speakers and ask them anything you like. They also have competitions to win a free IELTS test, English language course fees, book vouchers and lots more!
@BBCle (BBC Learning English) is a fantastic resource from the BBC. They take news articles from the BBC website and dissect them to help you understand the language. This account is great for helping you to understand more colloquial language and Britishisms.
@English247 tweet really regularly, so if you’re looking for consistency, this one’s for you. They have lots of free online English lessons, courses and word games that help boost your vocabulary by posting themed lists of new words for you.
@CambridgeWords is a great resource for English language learners. The Twitter account is run by the Cambridge Dictionary. They post a new word every day and use it in a sentence. If you don’t understand the word, you can click on the definition to find out. This is really useful for people who already have quite good English, but want to boost their vocabulary and learn some more unusual words!
And don’t forget to follow i-studentglobal on Twitter, too!
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