Het alfabet – N van NPO

This letter you will see in a lot of Dutch words and is pronounced as https://videopress.com/v/EmPEJjsN?preloadContent=metadata NPO is a abbreviation of 'Nederlandse Publieke Omroep', the Dutch public television and radio. The NPO broadcasts Dutch series, films, programmes and news which you can watch for free, even if you don’t have a tv account. You can … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – N van NPO

Het alfabet – M van marktplaats

The M in Dutch is pronounced as https://videopress.com/v/Y24GbDtD?preloadContent=metadata Marktplaats is the place to be if you would like to buy some second hand stuff. On the website (www.marktplaats.nl) you can find everything you are looking for: from cars till furniture, from houses till toys. Besides buying you can also sell your stuff. You can easily … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – M van marktplaats

Het alfabet – L van Laagland

We pronounce this letter as https://videopress.com/v/4407yIhp?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata The name of our country, 'Nederland', litterly means 'Laagland' (low country). The name is given to the country in the 15th century because of the fact that a big part of The Netherlands is under sea level. At that time, some parts of The Netherlands didn't even exist. The … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – L van Laagland

Het alfabet – K van kringverjaardag

The K is pronounced as https://videopress.com/v/GpOs7JGV?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata On a tradional Dutch birthday, people often sit in a 'kring'. All the chairs that you can find in the house are put in a cirkel so every guest has a place to sit. Some people have folding chairs, specially to create enough seats for birthday parties. Sometimes people … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – K van kringverjaardag

Het alfabet – J van Jip en Janneke taal

After the I comes the J, pronounced as https://videopress.com/v/EGQT6bXS?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata Jip and Janneke are two characters that play the main role in the childbooks written by Annie M.G. Schmidt and Fiep Westendorp. Many Dutch people grew up with these books. The books are written in easy words and senteces so everyone will understand the meaning. Often … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – J van Jip en Janneke taal

Het alfabet – H van Holland

In Dutch you pronounce the H as https://videopress.com/v/uqCextNw?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata A lot of people use the word Holland if they talk about the Netherlands but offically Holland and the Netherlands are not exactly the same. The Netherlands is a country with 12 provinces, including the provinces Noord-Holland and Zuid- Holland. Those 2 provinces together are Holland. So … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – H van Holland

Het alfabet – G van grachten

The G is one of the most difficult letters to pronounce for foreigners learning Dutch. It sounds like this https://videopress.com/v/WZGeQlLA?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata Amsterdam is famous for its canals. In Dutch we call this canals 'grachten'. Not only in Amsterdam you will find 'de grachten' but also Utrecht, Amersfoort, Alkmaar, Leiden, Leeuwarden and Groningen have beautiful 'grachten'. It's … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – G van grachten

Het alfabet – E van Elfstedentocht

The E in Dutch is pronounced like the A in English, so like this https://videopress.com/v/2thSBDGy?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata Every year when the winter in the Netherlands starts and the temperature becomes below 0, the people start to talk about 'de Elfstedentocht'. This is, if possible, a big ice skating event where people ice skate a 200 km route … Meer lezen over Het alfabet – E van Elfstedentocht