We use the words en, een, één, and the number 1 a thousand times a day. But how can you pronounce them correctly? Watch our tutorial below! We publish more tutorials on our Youtube channel. Interested? Subscribe to our Taaltutor channel.
Starting a conversation with the Dutch isn’t too hard. You can answer their question of “Hoe gaat het?” with “Het gaat goed, dank je/u.” However, many of my students tell me that they fear the fast pace of speaking. It is tempting to switch to English right after the short greeting ritual. As a tutor […]
Last summer I spent my holiday in the Jura, a beautiful province in France. Before going there I signed up for online French lessons to make sure that I wouldn’t regret not having refreshed my French. That had happened many times before, so I finally did what so many of my clients do: take online lessons! And beside […]
Here is a poem that loves to be read out loud by you! It is called ‘The Chaos’, written by a Dutch Anglicist and language critic Charivarius, pseudonym for Gerard Nolst Trenité. Don’t get your tongue twisted! Dearest creature in creation Studying English pronunciation, I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse and worse. I will keep you, Susy, busy, Make your head with heat grow dizzy; Tear in eye, your dress you’ll tear; Queer, […]