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What is my level of Dutch?
I want to improve my Dutch. Which study book should I buy? I have studied Dutch before, what is my level of Dutch? Can I make a test to define my level? FLOWENTLY PRIVATE SESSIONS & IN-COMPANY TRAINING All Flowently sessions
Dutch or German which is easier to learn?
Which is easier to learn: Dutch or German? To the untrained ear, Dutch and German can sound very similar. And even when written down, the languages can look similar. If your native tongue is English or French, Dutch just seems to be simple
Learn modern Greek
Learn Modern Greek Modern Greek is the language that Greeks currently speak. The Greek language is in general an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages. It has the longest documented history of any other
How to speak Dutch, tips from a native English speaker
I am a native English speaker and have lived in Amsterdam now for 3 years. When I got here I spoke no Dutch at all. At this stage I am somewhere in the region of being an advanced intermediate speaker… still a beginner writer though. I am also
Learn Dutch for kids
Not only you, but your kids have moved to another country as well. And you know, when the kids are happy, everyone in the family is happy! Flowently offers customised language sessions for children with a private tutor, coming to your
Speak Dutch easily
SPEAK DUTCH EASILY Would you ever be able to speak Dutch as easily as your mother tongue? Or is this only for people who grew up bilingual? Is it necessary for you to step down to a children’s language level to express yourself? And for how
Dutch language & politics
The Netherlands, you recognize it by its beauty and quirks: its picturesque canals, the charming architecture, the difficult language and the super tall people; always on their bikes. Perhaps you like the country and its habitants, despite the rigidness
7 Flowently tips for friends & colleagues
HOW CAN I HELP MY FRIEND/COLLEAGUE LEARN DUTCH? These tips for learning Dutch can be applied for any language. Congratulations, your colleague has started a Dutch course! Now, why do you need a manual? Learning and living in
De / het – lottery
DE / HET – LOTTERY Do you recognize playing the lottery and you actually cannot believe you will ever win? Compared to other lotteries the DE/HET lottery is not bad at all; have a steady 50% chance of winning. Nevertheless it can be rather frustrating
Best way to learn Dutch
BEST WAY TO LEARN DUTCH What is the best way to learn Dutch? How to start and how not to give up? How can you keep fresh your motivation when you hardly have a chance to practice your Dutch language skills? That is exactly
How to learn a new language?
TED BLOG: 7 SECRETS FROM TED TRANSLATORS ‘They say that children learn languages best. But that doesn’t mean that adults can’t. We asked some of the polyglots in TED’s Open Translation Project to share their secrets to mastering