Re: Maillist Improving Writing Skills
Oct 23, 2008 07:46 AM
by Anton Rozman
>From my own experience a major break through happens when one ceases
to translate from mother language and begins to think in English.
Sometimes, when I translate into Slovenian, I have a feeling, after
the work is done, that it was somebody else who has written those
words. Now sometimes this feeling is present also when I write in
English. So, maybe there is really some help present; but I would
anyway welcome a person who would help me with editing and improve my
When Slovenian fellow theosophists were scrutinizing my translations
they came to conclusion that there were at least two persons who
worked on them or that it is quite impossible that there were
accomplished by me. Well, what can one say to such assumptions?
Really nothing, just go on working.
--- In email@example.com, MKR <mkr777@...> wrote:
> More you practice, better you become at it.
> While reviewing some of the message traffic from some of our regular
> participants over time, I am happy to find the writing style has
> signficiantly improved. I am sure many of you may have already
> I am not an english teacher so someone who is, may be able to say
> this. Usually, the improvement is gradual, like muscle building,
> time. What is amazing is the sudden improvemnt in some cases,
> else is helping or editing the writing.
> In any case, let us post more messages and keep all of us busy.
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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