Dutch Lesson 2

Dutch Lesson 2

Lesson 2: Articles and Gender Articles Apparently you've succesfully finished lesson one, so now we can continue with the second lesson. In this lesson you'll learn how to describe certain objects. First of all, we are going to teach you articles. In [...]

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Dutch Lesson 1

Dutch Lesson 1

Dutch for BeginnersDutch is quite a difficult language. It's not very widely spoken, but it's certainly a difficult language to learn and to pronounce. Dutch is, of course the native language of The Netherlands, and also of Northern Belgium (Flanders). [...]

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Dutch Lesson 3

Dutch Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Formal Pronouns, Possessive Adjectives, and Plural Nouns Formality Before we teach you how to tell that something belongs to a certain person we first have to teach you how to be polite in Dutch. In Dutch and most other languages, [...]

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Dutch Intro

Dutch Intro

 Introduction to Dutch Dutch is classified as a West Germanic language which is closely related to other languages in this branch, including German, English and West Frisian. Dutch is spoken as a first language by approximately 20 million people, mostly in the [...]

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Dutch Pronunciation

Dutch Pronunciation

Dutch Pronunciation Dutch letters English sound ch / g guttural sound, made at back of mouth sch s followed by guttural ch sound w like v before r, otherwise like w but with bottom lip against top teeth v like v, but sometimes closer to f r either rolled or guttural j y as [...]

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Dutch lessons-Personal Pronouns, Nouns

Dutch lessons-Personal Pronouns, Nouns

Dutch Personal Pronouns Singular Person Dutch English 1st ik I 2nd je (unstressed), jij (stressed) you (informal) 2nd u you (formal) 3rd hij he 3rd ze (unstressed), zij(stressed) she 3rd het it Plural Person Dutch English 1st we (unstressed), wij (stressed) we 2nd jullie you (informal) 2nd u you (formal) 3rd ze (unstressed), zij (stressed) they Verb ‘to be’ – ‘zijn’ Het werkwoord “zijn” (The verb “to be”): Dutch English ik ben  I am je bent (ben je?) you are (informal, unstressed) jij bent (ben jij?) you are [...]

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Dutch an Introduction

Dutch language, also called Netherlandic or Dutch Nederlands, in Belgium called Flemish or Flemish Vlaams, a West Germanic language that is the national language of the Netherlands and, with French and German, one of the three official languages of Belgium. Although [...]

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Dutch Grammar

Dutch Grammar

  Introduction Dutch is a language of Germanic origin and besides The Netherlands and Belgium, it's also spoken on the Netherlands Antilles, Suriname and many people in Indonesia also speak it (all former colonies of The Netherlands). And in South-Africa, they speak [...]

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