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Spreek Nederlands met mij: A week of eschewing English

July 6, 2017

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Article taken from DutchNews.nl, written by Deborah Nicholls-Lee, published on June 28, 2017 The Netherlands’ enthusiasm for speaking English leaves Read more

‘Spreek Nederlands Dag’ 2017, café Luden wins!

July 1, 2017

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Disclaimer: we post in English most of the time, so people who are thinking of learning Dutch can understand this as Read more

Top 5 Dutch foods voted most likely to be missed

May 30, 2017

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Top 5 foods voted most likely to be missed when leaving the Netherlands By Ruud Hisgen (Direct Dutch Institute) for Read more

Direct Dutch Recipes: poffertjes

May 18, 2017

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For the Dutch translation, see below! Dutch Poffertjes Ingredients: Half a packet of dried yeast 2 tablespoons of lukewarm milk Read more

Agenda ‘Dutch up’ 2017

May 17, 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

Direct Dutch filmclub May 28

May 9, 2017

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Are you looking for an entertaining opportunity to practise your Dutch? On Sunday May 28 there will be a new edition Read more

Spreek Nederlands Dag 01-07-2017

April 6, 2017

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On Saturday July 1 we will celebrate the 4th edition of ‘Spreek Nederlands Dag‘. On ‘Spreek Nederlands Dag’ we will Read more

Schema Direct Dutch Boekenclub 2017

March 14, 2017

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Dit is het schema voor de komende sessies van de Direct Dutch Boekenclub. Opgeven kan via hisgen@bart.nl.   Annejet van Read more

Dutch up! on Dutch fashion 23/04

March 13, 2017

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On Sunday April 23 we will present you with a new edition of our workshop series ‘Dutch up!’. This time we will introduce Read more

Mevrouw Escher vraagt advies aan mevrouw Mondriaan

March 9, 2017

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Mevrouw Escher en mevrouw Mondriaan hebben afgesproken in café ‘Het Paard van Troje’. Het is een bruin café in het Read more

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 workshop 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

Mevrouw Escher is heel blij en trakteert mevrouw Mondriaan

February 2, 2017

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Mevrouw Mondriaan staat in de keuken aardappels te schillen en spruitjes schoon te maken. Ze is gek op spruitjes maar 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

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

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