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25 Dutch sentences to help you speaking

Dutch sentences to help you speak


Dutch sentences for learning the language.

How to start speaking Dutch?

Do you feel helpless? You really don’t need to. Don’t think you need a good Dutch course first or at least study at home before you can say a word. When you are as lazy as I am you don’t study at home and you’ll keep postponing, something that makes you feel bad about yourself. And this is what you don’t want to feel, so you’ll ‘stick your head in the sand’ (Dutch expression […]

How to improve your Dutch in a relaxed way.


How to improve your Dutch: Watch television!

I can’t say it enough. Exposure is the key word for learning a new language. It’s just how your brain works. Unfortunately it throws out everything that is not needed. So joining a course once a week is not enough!!

But how about combining learning with something relaxing.

How the brain works.

Listening is the key to speaking. First because you need to understand to be able to react. Second your brain will remember structures and sayings after you’ve […]

The Dutch word ‘druk’

The Dutch word druk. How to say: I’m busy in Dutch? Here a video about one tough frequent mistake English leaners make when speaking Dutch. You’ll never make it agian.

Above image ‘drukke vrouw’ by Designed by Freepik

Learn Dutch – street names


You can learn a lot of Dutch out of street names (straatnamen). A walk through Amsterdam Centre.

Use the free Google maps tool and find out more …
“You might actually know a lot more Dutch than you think you do”. This is something I tell each student during the first lesson of the courses I offer.
If you have lived in Amsterdam for an extended period, you probably already know many street names in which Dutch words are present. Many people don’t even realize that they already know so many words.

Let’s first focus […]