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How to Tweet

Writing in English

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students are introduced to microblogging. They learn some Twitter lingo and practice tweeting. They also learn some useful abbreviations and tips for shortening long ideas into Twitter-sized bites.

  • microblog
  • abbreviation
  • social media
  • tricky
  • character
  • hashtag
  • handle
  • retweet
  • direct message
  • public
  • feed
  • lingo
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • writing practice
  • twitter lingo
  • pair work
Task Content
  • Lesson Objective(Reference)
  • Did You Know?(Reference)
  • Warm-Up(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Introduction to Twitter(Reference)
  • Task 1(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Task 2(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Task 3(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Task 4(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Useful Abbreviations A(Matching)
  • Useful Abbreviations B(Matching)
  • Useful Abbreviations C(Matching)
  • Other Twitter Tricks(Reference)
  • Twitter Lingo(Reference)
  • Sample Tweets(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Twitter Lingo Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Choose a Twitter Handle(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Twitter Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Twitter Checklist(Reference)