Grade 12 students’ perceptions on using twitter for vocabulary improvement

2020 IJRSE – Volume 9 Issue 7

Available Online: 12 November 2020


Eusebio, Sophya*
Department of Education – Manila, Philippines (

Eusebio, Lea Therese
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Philippines (


This paper explores the grade 12 students’ perception on the use of Twitter in improving their vocabulary skills of Grade 12 students. According to the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum Senior High School- Core Subject (2013), reading and writing skills’ priority is textual and discourse for grade 12 students; which means that it is important for a grade 12 student to acquire a wide range of vocabulary to be able to understand a text and deliver spontaneous speech or presentations. This paper examines the perceptions of grade 12 students on the effectiveness of Twitter as a tool in improving vocabulary skills that are essential for them.

Keywords: vocabulary skills; twitter; vocabulary improvement; twitter features



Cite this article:
Eusebio, S., & Eusebio, L. T. (2020). Grade 12 students’ perceptions on using twitter for vocabulary improvement. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 9(7), 67-75.

*Corresponding Author