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Instructions

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Discussion

Do you spend too much time on social networking sites?

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Average: 3.8 (4 votes)
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Comments

Submitted by orlando10_ on Wed, 06/19/2024 - 15:23

Hello, my name is Orlando. I am 39 years old. I am from Colombia, my hair is brown, and my eyes are dark. I like cooking, sports and spending time with my family, I don't like eating shrimp. my favorite hobby is painting

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Submitted by JoModerator on Thu, 06/20/2024 - 07:08

Hi orlando10_,

Thanks for your comment on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but as you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other.
You are welcome to post comments on LearnEnglish, our website for adult learners.
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Submitted by @Yacky_34 on Thu, 03/07/2024 - 03:26

Hi my name es Yaqueline, I`m from Colombia, I like much the estudy, and have fun with my friends and family, also I like the ice cream, my favorite hobby it`s volleyball

Submitted by orange lemon on Mon, 02/05/2024 - 16:57

Hi! I`m Mark, and I`m Russian. I`m 10 years old. I`ve got brown eyes and dark hair. My hobbies is drawing and make useful crafts.

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Submitted by Tina - Coordinator on Wed, 02/07/2024 - 10:45

Hi Mark,
 
Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. You wrote that you are 10 years old. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old. This means we can't publish any more of your comments, but you can still use the website and do the activities ツ
You can also use the LearnEnglish Kids website! This website is for children aged 5-12, so if you join this website, you can also write comments. You can find it here: https://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglishkids
We hope you have fun learning English with our websites!

Tina ツ

LearnEnglishTeens team
 

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Submitted by ahyeon_ye on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 15:00

Hello everyone ! My name is Ahyeon and I'm Korean. I'm 13 years old, and yes, I like spending time on socials, mostly Tiktok and IG

Submitted by shinta on Sat, 10/15/2022 - 11:01

No, I do not. I do not spend a lot of time on sites.

Submitted by ahgima099 on Sun, 09/04/2022 - 16:05

Hi there! My name is Theingi and I'm from Myanmar. I've got short black hair and brown eyes. I'm a bit thin and tall. My hobby is reading books and watching series. I usually spend a lot of time on social network. I attend to online class and connect with my friend there. Sometimes I play the online games and watch youtube.

Submitted by Turtle08 on Tue, 08/30/2022 - 10:50

I don't think I spend too much time on social networking sites. Sometimes I chat with my friends on WhatsApp, and usually I use YouTube only to listen to music.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Sun, 06/05/2022 - 08:44

Hi Yes, I spend much time in social networking sites, about 40 minutes every day. I don't have a smartphone, but I've got an iPad and I can use in 1 hour every day. FlowerQueen~♡

Submitted by Hoang123 on Tue, 10/12/2021 - 09:49

hi guys, My name is Hoang, I'm fifteen years old, I'm from Viet Nam, I've got black hair, brown eyes, big nose. I really like listening to music, my favorite music is pop and EDM. See you soon!
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Submitted by Wezor on Fri, 08/20/2021 - 04:00

Hi! My name is Elysha. I do spend a lot of time on the internet because I spend most of my free time on the internet. I often use instagram and Youtube. I also play games like Genshin! (≧◡≦)

Submitted by ROBOX on Thu, 08/19/2021 - 03:45

Hello! My name is Leon. I'm from Malaysia. I am 13 years old. I don't spend to much social networking sites but I spend a lot of you tube. Also I like to play game and read English book.

Submitted by LauraOM on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 14:36

Not most of the time I spend reading or watching movies.

Submitted by Karen1002 on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 14:04

Yes, sometimes I am very distracted and I don't do my activities because I am on my social networks.

Submitted by SALINAS_CAMILA on Thu, 03/04/2021 - 14:03

He really spent a lot of time on social media on vacation.
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Submitted by RosenSindSchwarz29 on Wed, 02/03/2021 - 15:59

No, I don't.
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Submitted by Seokjinnie on Tue, 01/19/2021 - 08:22

Hello! I'm Seokjinnie and I'm 15. I'm from Myanmar. I spent a lot of my time in social network. I use social network about 10 hours in a day. I like to communicate with people in English.

Submitted by Nooname on Sat, 01/16/2021 - 12:55

Hello my name is Aras,i'm from Turkey i like surfing on instangram and cycling i mostly study and watch tv series
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Thu, 01/14/2021 - 09:32

Hello! My name's Kostantino. I'm from Ukraine. I am a tall boy with wave brown hair and blue-green eyes. I don't spend too much time on social networking sites, because I have to study a lot everyday. I learn computer sciences. My hobbies are English, Chinese, ice-skating, basketball, swimming, cycling, jogging, singing, playing musical instruments and boxing. I check my accounts just in the evenings after I finish my studying. Can't wait to meet you:)

Submitted by dayi on Wed, 09/09/2020 - 18:26

HELLO! my name is dayana I am 15 years old. I live in El Carmen de Bolívar, Colombia. I have short, dark brown hair. I like to dance, I like to write.

Submitted by karlasan on Wed, 09/09/2020 - 18:15

hello! I'm karla, I'm 15 years old, I live in colombia, I have got long wavy brown hair and Brown eyes. personally, I spend a lot of time studying, occasionally I log in whatsapp for chatting to my classmates, I currently use the internet to study, watch movies, and listen to music.
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Submitted by Nori on Tue, 09/08/2020 - 12:31

Hello, My name is Nori , I’m 16 and I’m from Lao. I’ve short black hair and dark brown eyes. I like sports, specially swimming. I’m shy. I spend lots of time on the internet everyday. And I frequently use Instagram and Twitter.

Submitted by mar280 on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 18:32

Hi!, I'm Martha. I'm 15 and I'm from Colombia. I've long wavy, brown hair and dark brown eyes. I love pizza. I like sports, specially soccer. I'm friendly and optimistic. I spend a lot of time on the Internet everyday. I frequently use Instagram and TikTok.

Submitted by German18 on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 15:56

Hello!! My name is German, I'm 15 years old. I'm from Santa marta colombia. I like sports specifically volleyball. hope you write me, bye

Submitted by Zareth13 on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 15:38

Hi, I'm Zareth. I'm 16 and I'm from Colombia. I have got a long hair and dark eyes. I like to travel, study and go out with my friends. Can't wait to meet you!

Submitted by Adalberto981 on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 15:36

Hello! I´m Adalberto. I´m 17 years old and I´m from Barranquilla, Colombia. I have got short brown hair and dark brown eyes. I like all sports, specially soccer

Submitted by Stephany on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 15:34

Hi! My name is Stephany an I'm 15, I live in El Carmen de Bolívar, Colombia. I have got long wavy, dark hair. I like singing, practice every day. Write soon!

Submitted by Sierradiaz08 on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 15:28

Hi, my name is Javier Sierra. I'm from Colombia. I'm 16 years old. My hair is black and curly, my eyes are brown. My favorite hobby is playing soccer.

Submitted by lisi06 on Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:43

Hello! I'm Lisi, I'm fourteen and I'm Argentinian from Buenos Aires. I have got long wavy brown hair and brown eyes. I like all sports, specially football. See you later

Submitted by rain_ran_r on Sun, 04/12/2020 - 15:29

Hi, i'm 14 years old. I live in Michigan USA. I've got short straight hair, and brown eyes. I like sports, especially tennis and badminton. I'd like to be your friends!

Submitted by Salva23m on Thu, 05/14/2020 - 08:45

I’m Salvador and I’m 16 and I’m from Pergamino, Argentina. I like sports, my favorite is football but I don’t play in any team yet. I also like animals, I have a dog and I like playing with it

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Submitted by Makam on Wed, 01/29/2020 - 02:30

Yes, a little.

Submitted by Elife on Tue, 01/28/2020 - 21:35

No, I don't. I usually using internet for study English, watch film and listen to music.

Submitted by lancer on Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:30

I didn't spend so much time on SNS. But SNS is very important place where we can know other unkown people online. So introduing myself is also important here. My name is Lancer, I am from Earth. I am 15 years old. I've got black, brown short hair and brown eyes. I love sports and do exercises everyday. I also like programming as well. See you soon.

Submitted by hsroh on Fri, 07/12/2019 - 12:36

Anyeong! My name's Hyeonseok and I'm 11. I'm from Seoul, South Korea. I've got short black hair and dark black eyes. My hobbies are swimming, playing baseball and football. I play those sports everyday, especially football. See you soon! xD

Submitted by editor_rachael on Fri, 07/12/2019 - 13:50

Hi hsroh,

 
Nice post! In your comment, you wrote that you are 11 years old. The LearnEnglish Teens website is for children aged 13-17. This means we can't publish any more of your comments, but you can still use the website and do the activities :-)
 
You can also use the LearnEnglish Kids website! This website is for children aged 5-12, so if you join this website, you can also write comments. You can find it here: 
 
We hope you have fun learning English with our websites!
 

Rachael
LearnEnglish Teens team

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Submitted by Shashi on Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:40

Hello! My name is Shashi. I'm from in Sri Lanka. I'm fond of learn British Council teens. I use in YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and twitter watch a many videos on YouTube.To learn to English course.

Submitted by Thu on Tue, 06/18/2019 - 02:29

I don't have my own phone so I spend about 1-2 hours a day on the Internet. I often watch the TV show on Zing TV, I like the show name, Running Man. Especially in China, it's 6 seasons already. And I like surfing the Internet on Facebook. The time remaining, I spend for sleep, eat and study. : ]
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Submitted by Youjiro on Sun, 01/13/2019 - 13:44

I spend too much time on Youtube , watch a lot of movie such as late late show ,one piace . but I quit watching youtube . I realize watching youtube is waste of time . I ban URL and I don't spend on youtube . I think FB ,twitter are waste of time .
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Submitted by myname on Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:47

I always suft the Internet to study, listen to music and ..... watch anime. I can watch anime all day and I love it so much!

Submitted by perutiona on Wed, 02/14/2018 - 20:53

Nowadays I have been spending my time surfing on the Internet to looking for books and the other English material course. This way, I don't believe that I'm losing my time.

Submitted by Ahmed (not verified) on Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:39

the only fault that I have been suffering from is to spent so much time in social sites , I have friends world wide , that why I spend huge time surfing in social sites, even during my working hours I steal few mints to connect with my friends, I spend holidays on internet . I am mad of media and social sites , but I gained lots of knowledge and I used ti visit the informative social sites
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Submitted by @Yacky_34 on Thu, 03/07/2024 - 03:32

Hi my name es Yaqueline, I`m from Colombia, I like much the estudy, and have fun with my friends and family, also I like the ice cream, my favorite hobby it`s volleyball

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