BBC Learning English 英语教学

"On Weibo, you can see words like 关注、转发、热门话题,can you tell me how to say these in English please? Thank you! "


Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are becoming more and more popular around the world.

It was on these sites that some of the new internet words came into currency.

Microblog 微博

A tweet or an update一条微博或最新动态

Follow and follower 关注和粉丝


Retweet or repost 转发

In this week's Question and Answer of the Week, Feifei and Neil look at some of the most commonly used language on social networking sites.

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