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Written on Oct, 04, 2013 by in | Leave a comment
food

Going to a resturant and want to order your food in Dutch, here are few sentences that might be handy 1. Ik houd van bessen, speciaal van aardbeien. – I love berries, especially strawberries. 2. Ik heb momenteel niet veel honger. – I’m not very hungry at the moment. 3. Ik houd van Indiaas eten. – I like Indian food. …

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Written on Oct, 03, 2013 by in | Leave a comment
alphabet

The Dutch alphabet is the same as the English Alphabet (26 letters). Letter           Pronunciation                    A ah B bay C say D day E ay F ef G khay H hah I ie J yay K kah L el M em N en O oh P pay Q kuuh …

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Written on Oct, 01, 2013 by in | Leave a comment
spices

spices specerijen ginger gember cinnamon kaneel pepper peper coriander koriander basil basilicum turmeric kurkuma, koenijt mustard mosterd clove kruidnagel garlic knoflook cumin komijn mint munt sage salie rosemary rozemarijn mustard mosterd

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Written on Sep, 30, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Even though most of us will agree that its not always fun learning a foreign language and its diffcult to remain optimistic when the journey feels like a never ending roadtrip with countless dead ends. Here are few quotes to keep yourself motivated and also remember learning another language opens your mind and can lead to new oppurtunities. “If you …

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Written on Sep, 28, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

According to CNN recent report, Amsterdam is considered as the “bicycling capital of Europe”. City that is very bike-friendly, safe and extensive route networks, serious governmental promotion, and a bike culture that transcends class boundaries are all reasons why 40 percent of the city’s traffic moves on two wheels. Thanks CNN, we could not agree more

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Written on Aug, 01, 2013 by in | Leave a comment
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Whether you should use ‘Hebben’ or ‘Zijn’ as an auxiliary is not always easy to determine. It may help if you remember that, Activities – hebben, and Situations – zijn. In this context ‘situation’ can cover movement to a specific place or a change of state. However, problems may occur if a verb can indicate both an activity and a …

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Written on Jan, 13, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

S352- Kan je je voorstellen hier te wonen? S352- Can you see yourself living here? Explanation – kunnen – can, could, to be able to je – you, your zich voorstellen – 1. to introduce 2. to see oneself 3. to imagine hier – 1. here 2. this te – 1. too 2. to wonen – to live

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Written on Jan, 09, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

S351- I speel tennis om stress te verminderen. S351- I play tennis to relieve stress. Explanation – I – I spelen – to play de tennis – tennis om – to, about, on de stree – stress te – 1. too 2. to verminderen – to decrease, to diminish, to reduce

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Written on Jan, 04, 2013 by in | Leave a comment
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S350- Laten we naar de dierentuin gaan. S350- Let’s go to the zoo. Explaination – laten – to let we – we naar – to de – the (definite article) de dierentuin – zoo gaan – to go

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