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Sesame Street in Dutch: Sesamstraat Posted by on Aug 11, 2010

As a kid I was absolutely in love with Bert and Ernie.  They were my favorite characters from Sesame Street.  So what a pleasure it was to find out that Bert and Ernie spoke Dutch too!  And as it turns out, watching Sesame Street in Dutch is actually a great way to begin learning Dutch. …

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Buurman en Buurman Posted by on Jul 20, 2010

Buurman en Buurman (neighbour and neighbour) is a doll animation and one of my all time favorite shows. Two neighbours are trying to fix things in or around the house, which goes wrong every time. Orginally those two funny men find their roots in the Czech Republic. They saw their first glimpse of light in…

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Learn Dutch: Using Television and Radio as a Resource Posted by on Apr 14, 2010

In my last blog I gave you a list of places to watch Dutch television and listen to Dutch radio.  But what should you be doing with those resources?  Well, what you do depends significantly on your own level.  In this post I’m going to give you a few tips and pointers for using Dutch…

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Learn Dutch : Dutch Television and Radio Resources Posted by on Apr 12, 2010

In my last post I introduced you to all the major Dutch newspapers to help with your reading comprehension.  In this post I will provide you with plenty of resources to help with your listening skills.  Listening skills are important for two reasons.  The first is obvious: you need to know what people are saying…

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