On italki Notebook, you can write in the language you are learning, and get helpful corrections from native speakers. You can also browse other learner's Notebooks, and help them learn your native language by correcting their Notebook entries. Writing a Notebook entry is a great way to improve your written language skills. It's also a fun way to express yourself, and meet new people.
How Do I Write a Good Notebook Entry?
The most important rule of writing a good Notebook entry is to use the language you are learning. You can try and practice new grammar structures, use new vocabulary, and write in a personal way that reflects how you write in your native language. Try your best to proofread your work before you submit it, and if you haven't reached an advanced level yet, don't be afraid to write something simple just to practice.
What Should I Write About?
You can write about any topic you want. Here are some suggestions:
- Describe what is happening in your life
- Describe your hobbies and interests
- Describe what is happening in your country
- Write about movies, TV, or music that you like
What Else Should I Know?
Writing is a skill and it is important to continually practice it. This means that you need to keep on writing in order to improve. We recommend sticking to a consistent writing schedule, such as writing an entry once every week. It's okay to write short entries, but don't give up!
Helping Other People with Their Notebook Entries
If you have received corrections, you know how helpful it can be! Return the favor and help other people learning your language. When you correct someone's Notebook entry, you will gain an understanding of their culture and might make a new friend.
How Do I Delete a Notebook Entry?
To delete a Notebook entry, click on "Notebook", then click on the "My Notebook" tab. You will see a small trash can icon next to your Notebook entries. Simply click on the trash can icon to delete your Notebook entry.
You can edit your Notebook entries within 24 hours after submitted.