Tag Archives: Dutch

Written on Oct, 18, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Once you have got to grips with the basics of the language, learn to talk/write/read about the things that interest you. In this way you are more likely to remember to the words, phrases and grammatical constructions you encounter.

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Written on Oct, 15, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Een arts zag een oude dame voor haar huis zitten. A doctor noticed an old lady sitting in front of her house. Hij liep naar haar toe en zei: “Het viel me op dat u erg gelukkig lijkt! Wat is uw geheim?” So he walked up to her and said: “I couldn’t help but notice how happy you look! What …

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time

Telling time in Dutch can be very confusing, It took a bit of practice to get there. I’ll try to keep this as simple as possible and hope that it helps. Ik ga om 8 uur naar de bioscoop. –  I am going to the movies at 8 o’clock. om= at Ga jij om 11 uur naar de huisarts? – Are …

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Jackie is op bezoek bij haar ouders. Jackie visits her parents. Jackie: “Hallo mama! Hoe gaat het?” Jackie: Hi Mom! How are you? Jackie’s moeder: “Met mij gaat het goed. Alleen wat rugpijn.” Jackie’s mother: I’m OK. Apart from the back pains. Jackie: “Hoe gaat het met papa? Geniet hij van zijn pensioen?” Jackie: How is Dad? Enjoying his retirement? …

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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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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, 19, 2013 by in | Leave a comment
080

1. Note that most of them have vowel changes, both in past tense and past participle. In that case: there is practically never -t(e)(n) or-d(e)(n) at the end,the past participle practically always ends on-en. 2. The list is far from complete. Listed the most current ones and skipped derived forms that go the same way. For exemple – kopen, trekken andstaan, …

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