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Living in The Netherlands

Introduction to Dutch culture Learning a new language is without doubt associated with getting to know a new culture. In this closing section, we will highlight a few aspects of …

Authentic audio samples

Now you can listen to some Dutch learners from around the world talking about this week’s topic. As in Week 1 and 2, we have approached other learners of Dutch …

Time to take a break!

You are almost at the end of Week 3 and maybe the grammar is a little tough for you. Time to take a break! Follow the link below and watch …

Watch and read: word order

Watch the video about word order and read the explanation below. Word order In Dutch the position of the verb is very important in the word order of a sentence. …

Watch and read: modal verbs

Watch the video about modal verbs and read the explanation below. Modal verbs Modal verbs are used to complement another verb, the action verb. For example Ik kan niet hardlopen. …

Watch and read: comparatives and superlatives

Watch the video about comparatives and superlatives and read the explanation below. Comparatives and superlatives Adjectives are used to construct the regular form of the comparative and superlative. Construction of …

Watch and read: adjectives

In the next steps, you will learn the basics of Dutch grammar. In our view, grammar is a practical tool for structuring the ideas and thoughts you want to express. …

Listen and repeat

In this activity you will practise your speaking skills (stress and intonation, pronunciation, fluency). Watch the video, listen carefully and repeat what you hear. Please feel free to practise as …

The weather and surroundings of Groningen

Introduction to Dutch culture Learning a new language involves learning about a new culture. In this closing section, each week we will highlight a few aspects of the Dutch culture, …

Authentic audio samples

Now you can listen to some Dutch learners from around the world talking about this week’s topic. Carla Mike We have approached other learners of Dutch from Zagreb, Beijing, Vienna …