I am an Indonesian. I will show that I can write in English.

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  1. nikmaya62 profile image60
    nikmaya62posted 7 years ago

    I am an Indonesian, but I will work hard to write more hubs and avoid the errors grammar in my hubs. If still any errors grammar, please suggest me.

    1. Whimsical Chair profile image70
      Whimsical Chairposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I don't mind helping you with your writing.  Please contact me and tell me which ones to proofread.  I'm looking forward to see your writing.

      1. WryLilt profile image90
        WryLiltposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Whimsical chair - since you've never published a hub, what are your credentials? Also, since you have no history here, how would the OP know that you don't have an ulterior motive or have good grammar yourself? Maybe settle into the community a bit more and write your own hubs before offering aid to other new members.

        Nikmaya62 - As WE said, it is a difficult job to proofread, and if you plan to write a lot of hubs, would take a lot of time. The amount of work involved, at an hourly rate, could go into the hundreds of dollars.

        Hubbers are a friendly lot who are willing to give you some general guidelines and help, but I doubt any will want to spend hours giving you free proof reading.

        Based on your post alone (which I can see basic three grammatical errors in) it may be a difficult job. Might be an idea to either read more in English to get a better grasp of the language or see if you have a friend who can proof read for you.

        1. nikmaya62 profile image60
          nikmaya62posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          OK WryLilt,,, For my better English I will try to read many hubs and watch the usage of English,, I am sorry if I wrong to ask you to correct my grammar errors. And you are right, before I write more hubs I have to improve my capability to use English so that the reader will not give a negative rate to my hubs. I am very glad you always give me some suggestions. Thanks a lot.

        2. Whimsical Chair profile image70
          Whimsical Chairposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I've written some article on another website.

    2. Pcunix profile image90
      Pcunixposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I am an Indonesian, but I will work hard to write more hubs and avoid  errors of grammar in my hubs. If there are still any errors of grammar, please tell me.

      or [better]

      I am an Indonesian, but I will work hard to write more hubs and avoid  grammar errors in my hubs. If there are still errors, please tell me.

      or [better still]

      I am an Indonesian.  I will work hard to write more hubs and avoid  grammatical errors in my hubs. If there are still errors, please tell me.

      Though that's not grammar so much as usage.

      1. nikmaya62 profile image60
        nikmaya62posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Pcunix

  2. profile image0
    Website Examinerposted 7 years ago

    This forum is not really suited for proofreading hubs. There are so many rules about grammar that it is impossible to learn it through a forum.

    Some people may be able to give you suggestions and an idea of the quality of your work, but don't expect anyone here to proofread them for you; errors will probably remain, and it is up to you to find some way to detect and fix them.

    1. nikmaya62 profile image60
      nikmaya62posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Website Examiner, I am sorry if I do that. I realize that It needs a lot of time to be able to use English correctly. But I still need your suggestion. Should I write a hub although I still make a little grammar error or I have to study English first? I am afraid my grammar errors will make the reader bored and than they give a negative rate to my hubs.

      1. profile image0
        Website Examinerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Do the best that you can. Writing in imperfect English is OK as long as people are able to understand what you mean. Writing hubs is also good practice. Meanwhile, find ways to improve your writing skills. Once you have improved, go back and revise the hubs. What else can you do...

        1. alternate poet profile image65
          alternate poetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          WSebsite Examiner is right - the best approach - just write hubs, if they are good content and interesting the grammar etc is not so important.

          1. nikmaya62 profile image60
            nikmaya62posted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Thanks for all.

            1. Dolores Monet profile image95
              Dolores Monetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              Actually, when I was new here, I got a lot of very helpful information from someone who did not write perfect English. Since things were somewhat simplified, it was easier for me to understand than some people who wrote perfect English but used a lot of technical jargon.

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    khmohsinposted 7 years ago

    thats good, you are trying to minimize your errors.
    Wish you all the best smile

    1. nikmaya62 profile image60
      nikmaya62posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks khmohsin, I want to be better. Wish you the best also.

  4. pisean282311 profile image58
    pisean282311posted 7 years ago

    hi nikmaya...all the best for your hubs..for me soul of the article is more important than other stuffs...

    1. nikmaya62 profile image60
      nikmaya62posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think so. May be that is my reason to write many hubs although my English is not much better.

    2. Whimsical Chair profile image70
      Whimsical Chairposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I love your comment, pisean282311111111111111

 
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