Introductory overview of the Dutch Language

Inspired by the earlier entry on featuring “YouTube as a Dutch Learning Aid ?”, I’m still checking back to YouTube for more gems about the Dutch Language. Here’s a slightly more academic look at recognising a page of text as Dutch, as opposed to say German. It is presented by American academic Prof. Alexander […]

The Netherlands in Pictures

Here’s a really cheerful visual summary of the Netherlands. Enjoy ! At just over 9.5 minutes, this is quite a long YouTube clip but well worth the patience if you’re considering a trip to Holland and not sure what to expect. The travel-brochure style photos are great, especially set to the rather catchy tune with […]

Cheerful listening practice

Inspired by the earlier entry on featuring “YouTube as a Dutch Learning Aid ?”, I’ve been back to YouTube in search of more (slightly more advanced!) entries to follow that introduction. After trying the obvious search terms, such as “learn Dutch”, “Dutch language”, “teach Dutch” etc. without finding anything outstanding, it was time to […]

YouTube as a Dutch Learning Aid?

I just tried typing “learn Dutch” and “learning Dutch” as search terms in YouTube. Some of the results are a bit mischievous and they occasionally tend to misrepresent the words they are teaching you to say… The two girls in this video┬áseem pretty straightforward though. Also the video ends by showing a pair of painted […]