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On the Dutch threshold of 2021!
On the Dutch threshold of 2021! Each season has its specialties and with specialties come special words. In this article you can learn a few words to socialize you through the month December. Prettige Kerstdagen! Just in case you did not know, the word ‘prettig’ does not mean ‘pretty’. Although Christmas can be pretty challenging, […]
Learn Dutch online & find your Dutch friend!
Learn Dutch online & find your Dutch friend! Are you learning Dutch online, individually or in a group? Do the following thoughts sometimes cross your mind: ‘I’m learning Dutch online but I actually never speak Dutch. I dare not to speak Dutch in real life as I feel ashamed to make a mistake. I could […]
An Italian in the Netherlands
An Italian in the Netherlands How did I manage my first year living in the Netherlands? So far so good, but here are some reflections and tips that may help my fellow Italians in the Netherlands. Driving and road signs Though I have no problems driving, my orienteering skills are practically non-existent. You may say […]
Why learn Hindi? Even though Hindi might not give you exciting career possibilities, and you probably won’t be able to speak it every day, it is a great language to learn, for several reasons. You can hear it spoken more and more frequently even in Europe…
Learning Dutch, 7 great words
Learning Dutch, 7 great words Do you sometimes feel limited when you are expressing your feelings in Dutch? Life is amazingly great, and all you have in your repertoire is ‘heel goed!’ What spectrum and degrees of comparison do the Dut
15 tips on how to expand your Dutch vocabulary
15 Tips on how to expand your Dutch vocabulary What is more important when learning a language; knowledge of grammar or acquisition of vocabulary? Well, you do need words to form your very first sentences. Putting them in the right for