[Read in Dutch/Italian] What I've learnt in many many years of school/university, is that having good allies is important...both in terms of study-mates and in terms of educational tools. Among the others, one of my big friends in learning the vocabulary is WordQuiz. WordQuiz is a software to create your own flashcards. Normally flashcards are … Continue reading WordQuiz
[Read in Dutch/Italian] It is well known that February is very short, but this year it is really flown away! So cold, but with such a beautiful sun! Luckily I have some notes on my agenda, 5 new posts and 21 new words to make it more tangible kwaad = angry, enraged, irate (het) beginsel … Continue reading Words of February
[Read in Dutch/Italian] The Netherlands is the country of agendas...you'll notice that as soon as you come living here. Everyone structures well her/his own time and makes accurate plans. Thus willingly or unwillingly, you'll probably get closer to this habit. Especially if you want to plan a dinner or activities with Dutchies, you have to … Continue reading To make appointments – the time
[Read in Dutch/Italian] Since I came to the Netherlands, I wanted to learn Dutch to use the Dutch language in everyday life. Of course, you think. But really, knowing Dutch, does not imply directly speaking Dutch. After three years of Dutch courses, in which I dared to speak only in the class, I finally started … Continue reading How do I start speaking Dutch, by real?
[Available also in Dutch/Italian] What I like the most in studying new languages, is the fact that after the initial effort, you reach a sort of balancing speed. When the puzzle is almost complete, you can add pieces also while chatting, listening to the radio or reading the news. You learn more efficiently, because the … Continue reading Words of January