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Dutch up! workshop Dutch General Elections 12/03

February 16, 2017

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On Sunday March 12 there will be a new edition of our workshops series Dutch up!. This time we will discuss Read more

Four useful phrases made famous by Dutch statesmen

February 14, 2017

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This article was written by Ruud Hisgen of Direct Dutch Institute for I am Expat We all know and use Read more

Direct Dutch Filmclub Sunday 19 February

January 17, 2017

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Are you looking for an entertaining opportunity to practise your Dutch? On Sunday 19 February there will be a new edition of Read more

Agenda ‘Dutch up’ 2017

January 16, 2017

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Dutch up! is organised by Direct Dutch and The Hague Public Library Dutch up! is a great way to practise Read more

23 ways to ‘sod off’ in Dutch

December 20, 2016

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Written by Ruud Hisgen of Direct Dutch Institute for I am Expat Sometimes enough is enough and you just have Read more

Mevrouw Escher is ziek en mevrouw Mondriaan komt op bezoek

December 5, 2016

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Als je Nederlands leert is het goed om veel te lezen! Lees Droge Dialogen, grappige en soms ook rare conversaties tussen Mevrouw Mondriaan Read more

Dutch up! on Dutch 17th century painters, Sunday 11 December

December 1, 2016

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Workshop, level of Dutch A2 + / B1 Dutch up! on Dutch 17th century painters   English Let’s go back Read more

Six ways of saying sorry in Dutch

November 29, 2016

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By Ruud Hisgen (Direct Dutch Institute), for I am Expat The United Kingdom may be leaving the EU (so sorry Read more

Agenda Dutch up! 2016

November 28, 2016

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Dutch up! Language events organised by Direct Dutch and The Hague Public Library For a few years Direct Dutch Institute Read more

Direct Dutch Filmclub 27 November

November 1, 2016

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  Are you looking for an entertaining opportunity to practise your Dutch? On Sunday 27 November there will be a new Read more

Droge Dialogen: het reuzenrad

October 20, 2016

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Als je Nederlands leert is het goed om veel te lezen! Lees Droge Dialogen, grappige en soms ook rare conversaties tussen Mevrouw Mondriaan Read more

Dutch up! on Dutch cabaret, Sunday 30 October

October 18, 2016

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Workshop, level of Dutch A2 + / B1 Dutch up! on Dutch cabaret Ruud Hisgen will guide you through the Read more

Some great ways to boost your Dutch!

September 27, 2016

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  Need some help with finding ways to boost your Dutch?  Here is a useful list with tips which could Read more

7 tips for learning Dutch gained from 30 years of teaching Dutch

September 27, 2016

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Last year Direct Dutch Institute celebrated its 30th anniversary. Founder and director Ruud Hisgen looks back at three decades of teaching Dutch, and Read more

Direct Dutch Filmclub with ‘de Surprise’ Sunday 25 September

September 1, 2016

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Are you looking for an entertaining opportunity to practise your Dutch? On Sunday 25 September there will be a new edition Read more