This is part of an ongoing Practice Writing Igbo series where I am writing more in the Igbo language to improve my Igbo skills! I will be sharing some of my writing practice here in the blog to inspire you to write more Igbo. I include my mistakes because I want to show you that it’s okay to make mistakes and that you can actually learn from them overtime.

This month’s topic is talking about my goals for the new year: 

Kwa afọ, m na-eme atụmatụ m chọrọ ime.

Ọ bụ ezie na afọ a bidoro ọnwa ole ma ole gara aga, m waka chọrọ ide gbasara atụmatụ m maka afọ a.

(Cheta na i nwere ike ime atụmatụ gị oge ọ bụla. 😁)

Enwere ọtụtụ ihe m chọrọ ime.

M dere ha niile na mpempe akwụkwọ, aga m agwa ụnụ ụfọdụ n’ime ha. Ka anyị hụ ihe ukwu ndia m ga-eme n’afọ a!

(Note: The longer version of this blog is inside the Nzukọ membership!)

Do you understand what I wrote?

*Corrections to my Igbo are welcomed.*
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