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5 questions for a health professional about writing in English

What do health professionals say about writing in English when it’s not their first language?

Verena is a breathwork practitioner in Germany who wants to write blog posts in English to attract foreign clients.

  1. How do you feel about writing in English?
    I find writing in English is a good challenge and also a lot of fun.
  2. What’s the hardest thing about writing in English?
    It still takes a long time to find the words to express exactly what I mean.
  3. How do you overcome this?
    I email my draft to my English coach and she makes corrections and suggestions how to express myself in a more natural way.
  4. What are your writing goals?
    I want to write an ebook about breathwork in German and English.
  5. What’s your advice for others who need to write in English?
    I find feedback from my coach is very useful as it helps me to notice the nuances in writing and speaking. Her tips to speed up writing have helped me too.

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