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Course Syllabus

Read the course syllabus.


This is the page you’re on now, where you can see an in-depth explanation of what you’re going to study in this course.

We set out the key objectives for this course so you can identify what you need to learn. We provide a downloadable checklist that you can print out to check off the points as you go through the course.


Start this vocabulary course with an introduction to social media. Let us know all about your social media use by responding to our course forum. You’ll get feedback and corrrections from our teachers too.

Go through our self-paced presentation to learn key vocabulary to talk about the most well-known social media channels. You can download our preesentation as a PDF too.

Read through one of our blogs that discusses whether or not Brits are addicted to social media. You can download our reading as a PDF then respond in a forum. You’ll get written feedback and corrections on your forum responses.

Learn some key phrasal verbs to talk about social media in Engish. You’ll see them being used in context, learn their grammatical use and hear audios of these key words too. You can download this self-paced presentation as a PDF as well.

Watch a video with some top tips from Hannah to use social media as a tool to learn English as a foreign language. The subtitles are available on the video too.

Virtually Fluent is across all main social media channels and we post loads of free content to help you learn English. Learn what we use each tool for and find the key links to improve your English daily.


Complete our online crossword to test your knowledge of social media vocabulary from this course.

Complete our wordsearch to test your knowledge of social media vocabulary from this course.

Social media has a series of pros and cons. Use our summary points to help you argue either for or against social media in a writing assignment. Upload your writing with our tool then get feedback and corrections from our native teachers.

Read some controversial statements about social media and decide whether you agree or disagree with them.

Download our list of conversation questions about social media and respond using our video forum. You’ll get feedback and corrections from our native teachers on your speaking skills.


Download our one-page summary of the topic to use for reference. 

After completing the course, you can review your achievements and analyse what you have learnt. 

Take a look at other resources that we have published related to this course so you can expand your English knowledge.

We’d love to hear what you thought about taking this course. Take this short feedback quiz to help us improve this course for future learners. It’ll only take 5 minutes!

We recommend using your course group regularly for support. You can access the forums, photos of course content and interact with other course group members.