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The Top Dutch Posts of 2017 Posted by on Dec 27, 2017

2017 has been a great year for learning Dutch! The blog posts from this year covered a diverse range of topics some of which sparked great conversations! The most popular posts for this year are the following: Pronouncing the R in Dutch Pronouncing the R when speaking Dutch is a challenge. On this post, Jake…

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Bassie and Adriaan Posted by on Sep 30, 2014

There has been a recent YouTube interest in the Bassie and Adriaan show thanks to an American student singing their famous song. They began as a circus duo that later was able to film their own TV show. They were very popular in Belgium and the Netherlands and filmed all sorts of education shows. Through…

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Nederlands Leren on a Budget Posted by on Feb 23, 2014

I got an email today from a brand-spanking new expat in Gelderland. She’s been in the Netherlands about two months. She’s a bit isolated, no job prospects as of yet, few people to pal around with, and zilch in the way of funds to put towards her Dutch language education. She wanted to know what…

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Think Learning Dutch is Hard? It Could Be Worse. You Could Be Learning English! Posted by on Jul 25, 2013

Have you seen the graphic making the rounds on Facebook? The one about all the reasons why English is hard to learn? It includes things like “the soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert” and “after a number of injections my jaw got number.” Pretty mind blowing, huh? Lots of Dutch language learners…

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Transparent Language Dutch Blog – 2011 Review Posted by on Dec 27, 2011

It is around this time of year that people start to review the year that is about to end. The top songs of 2011, the best memories you made or the favorite photos you took, they are all up for review and who would we be at Transparent Language if we didn’t do a spot…

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