Question on diary entries
I am going to start doing diary entries or blogs in my target language German.
My level in German is probably advanced beginner so im a bit stuck in how I should go about this.
1) Write everything in German using my current vocab and searching new vocab online
2) Write everything in English and then translate it to German
I feel like option 2 is better as I will be forced to translate more sophisticated words. I would imagine that I would resort to using easy and less sophisticated words if I were to write in German from the Get go.
What do you think?
Go for German entries and think about better words later. If yu ever want to use German in real life it is better to offer your ideas in easy language than trying to unsuccessfully trying to use complicated word constructions. As a bonus, you can follow your success story by comparing earlier entries with the newest ones.