In this article the advantage of the social network “Facebook” in respect of language acquisition was investigated. Facebook is a social network that is operated by the US-Company Facebook Inc. Any user of Facebook has a profile page on which he can imagine and upload photos and videos. On the Wall of profile visitors can leave publicly visible messages or post comments on their own contributions of the profile owner. Groups to highlight their common interests can be established and friends can be invited to the event. Generally, social networks are concern only for fun and they don’t used for the real purposes. In fact, Facebook includes groups, pages and persons who are particularly well equipped for German as a foreign language. These pages were designed to teach German as efficiently. In this study, the pages, groups and persons which are placed in Facebook were surveyed, presented and exhibited and their importance in view of German language was explained. In this social network, there are different pages to improve the four skills in foreign language teaching. During the investigation of Facebook pages, this point was concerned. As result, Facebook can be used efficiently to learn a foreign language.
Facebook, German as a Foreign Language, Language Acquisition, Social Network, The Four Skills