Recidivism is greatly reduced when an ex-offender has support from family or friends, to return to after incarceration.Our mission is to give inmates a sense of hopefulness by connecting them to people on the "outside world." Those from all walks of life have committed to our pen-pal service to communicate with inmates and have formed nurturing and unconditional friendships.If you only write in your practicing language, the ideas you express may be limited.The exchange will be more interesting if you can express yourself naturally, even if only for some of the time.If any Mums do reply, at least you can check that they've been registered on here a while so you can be sure they are genuine.
Try to translate the whole sentence rather than individual words.
Finally, when you are translating your partner's message into your native language, don't be afraid to use an expression or slang.
Remember, an advantage of a language exchange is the opportunity to learn and exchange all aspects of a language and culture.
Otherwise, you'll get a choppy sentence that is not the way a native speaker would express the idea.
When your partner translates your message, you can see how a native speaker expresses those ideas.