How Tiktok will Improve Your Cross-Cultural Communication

Updated: Mar 14, 2021

Tiktok is a fun, addicting app that you can literally waste hours on, but can you use it to improve your English language and cross-cultural communication skills? -- Yes, kind of.

Social media has been a go-to tool for language learners for years. And with each new technology comes a period of exploration and apprehension. I usually wave on the side of caution and wait to see if something is a fad before I jump in. It took me a long time before I got on Instagram. But I think we can all agree at this point that TikTok is here to stay.


So, since it’s not going anywhere the next logical question is, how can it be used for good?


Tiktok is a fun, addicting app that you can literally waste hours on but can you use it to improve your English language and cross-cultural communication skills? -- Yes, kind of.

The basics:

Tiktok is a platform that allows users to create and share video content.


As you use it more the algorithm will learn your taste and send you videos you will like.


Reasons I love TikTok: