Multimedia software and the Internet has revolutionised language learning and by using some of the excellent services available we can now have real-time conversations.
Just remember - "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all." One of the things that makes the Learn English Network different to your average website is the input you can have to its content and the accessibility of the people who run it.
Although this may take more time to type it saves time for all the other users reading it.
One exception to this rule is users using text messaging or any messaging services sent over cell phones or other devices that do not have their own keyboard.
r u smart bcoz i need some1 smart If you are looking for chat shorthand words such as "cya", "lol", "ty", etc.
see the shorthand dictionary definition for a listing of these terms and each of their meanings.
You can do this on the Learn English forum, and using the following online services:- Please follow the rules and guidelines below, by taking part in any of our sessions or using any of our services you agree to accept these rules.
If you don't want to join a forum try the Live Chat page.
The more involved the registration process the slower the chat rooms seem to be, though speed could vary by location, day of the week and time of day.
You can start using it here immediately, or you can integrate it into your own website.
Take a look at the demo page for other examples of how can be configured and used.
Here are some of the most common chat room acronyms or abbreviations. List of Text Shortcuts for Chat Messengers & SMS Texting.
These typing short cuts are also used in Email messages, IM messenger programs such as MSN and Yahoo, and commonly used today in SMS messages as text shortcuts when texting on mobile or cell phones.