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The Complete List of Handy Dutch Phrases You’ll Need in The Netherlands


Thinking about where to go on your next holiday? With its iconic windmills, gorgeous fields, and wonderful canals, The Netherlands is a great choice you may want to consider. Worried about your Dutch level? Don’t be. By learning a few core phrases (Dutch expressions that make up the majority of everything Dutch people say every day),(…)

The 5 Easiest Things About Learning Dutch


  If you’re thinking about learning Dutch, you’ll be happy to hear that Dutch is a fairly easy language to learn for English speakers. This is because Dutch and English are both Germanic languages and thus have similar roots. Of course, if you’re travelling to or moving to the Netherlands, the majority of Dutch people(…)

A Creole language thriving

It’s become fairly common to hear about languages dying, but this is an exception. Papiamentu, a Creole language spoken on a handful of islands off the coast of Venezuela, is showing signs of official acceptance. Spoken by around 250,000 people on the islands of Curaçao, Bonaire and Aruba, the language is used by the media(…)