Code-Switching in Poetry: “Crickets in Three Languages”

"Code-Switching in Poetry"

Three languages in one poem? Can you do that? It was one thing, perhaps, to encourage you to write in a foreign language … but that was just one. If you write in three at a time, who will understand you? I admit I asked myself the same question before writing today’s poem. In the end, … Read more…

Not Just for Polyglots! Why You Should Try Writing in a Foreign Language

Foreign language? … Say what? Trust me, it’s not as crazy as it sounds, nor as far out of reach as you may think. Let me make one thing clear, right from the beginning: you don’t need to speak like a native, or even have advanced foreign language skills. You simply need to know enough to string together coherent … Read more…