Tuesday, March 21, 2017

How do bilingual writers express themselves better?

Those of you who’ve met me or have read my bio details know I’m Greek. You may also know I’m a Greek teacher of English. After twenty years of teaching, even more years of speaking and reading English literature and reference books (thanks to my ongoing postgraduate studies) I have become bilingual.
The most important thing is I think in English. As an author, my inner voice is English, not Greek. Pointing this out does not imply in any way that I disdain my first language; quite the contrary. But my tendency to select English when I write is a fact I cannot ignore.

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