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Word of the Day: VERJAARDAG, birthday

May 20, 2015


It’s my VERJAARDAG (birthday) today. Thanks everybody who commemorated me today on Facebook and LinkedIn and wished me ‘gefeliciteerd’ (best Read more

Dutch up! Workshop about Dutch dikes

October 13, 2014


When Direct Dutch Institute and The Hague Public Library team up to give internationals more opportunities to speak Dutch, you Read more

10 things I like about the Dutch – competition

October 7, 2014

Goodie bag

Yes, it’s another Direct Dutch competition! This fabulous, amazing, magical, unbelievable, one of a kind ‘We love the Dutch’ goodie bag Read more

Direct Dutch boekenclub, nieuwe editie 17 september!

September 12, 2014


Direct Dutch boekenclub: veel praten en nieuwe woorden leren Onze boekenclub bestaat in september een jaar. We begonnen met het Read more

Direct Dutch Filmclub September 21

September 12, 2014

LepelFilmposter - kopie

On Sunday September 21, there will be a new edition of Direct Dutch Filmclub. Subject is Dutch movie ‘Lepel’ ‘Lepel’ Read more

Back to school!

September 3, 2014

Tas groot bijgensneden

It’s the start of a new language season at The Hague’s oldest Dutch language school, Direct Dutch Institute. In fall Read more

Digital coursebook for Direct Dutch students

September 1, 2014


In September 2014 Direct Dutch Institute intoduced a digital and interactive coursebook in the beginners courses. This coursebook (Home in on Read more

Word of the Day: TRAM, tram

August 14, 2014


So you live in or near The Hague… You’ve been here for quite some time now… And yet, you admit Read more