Category Archives: Dutch

Learn 284 words in a month #9 – Dutch skating

http://www.2bdutch.nl/videos/figure-skating SKATING IN THE NETHERLANDS This six-minute video is about a year old now, but it is very topical and your challenge is to watch it in Dutch, with Dutch and English subtitles, and comment on it in English or Dutch! … Continue reading

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Cutting up the ugly green grammar monster

“We all OD´d on grammar at school … just make it as simple as possible and leave the rest.” (From this blog, dialogue between Italic and Bold, two months ago)  This is the way a lot of people like to … Continue reading

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An hour a day of dynamic play

How much time each week should you give to learning your target language? Let´s say at least five.  That is an hour a day, Monday to Friday. On Saturday and Sunday you can play with the language, follow up anything … Continue reading

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It is time to make your language learning colourful

To learn well you need to repeat stuff.  To repeat stuff without sending yourself into a coma or boring yourself and giving up entirely, you need to add variety and “colour”.  You need to choose the right “colours” for you, … Continue reading

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Free help with extra listening

Plenty of listening is what turns a wall of strange sound into messages you understand. Try an internet search on Free (your target langauge) podcast for fresh, authentic material and leads to new interests.   I tried FREE DUTCH PODCAST this morning … Continue reading

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