Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Learning Dutch

This evening I visited Ingrid and Rinaldo as usual and after dinner I practised my Dutch pronounciation with Ingrid and Rinaldo as my strict and thorough teachers. The largest hurdle for me in learning Dutch is to speak it, form sentences on the fly and still pronounce them correctly. I have no problems reading; I read newspapers, comics and webpages, no problem. Listening and understanding spoken Dutch was very difficult at first, but now I find I am gaining momentum. Probably because my vocabulary is expanding from being mere children songs to more everyday words and phrases as I read them in Asterix and the newspaper.

Every now and then, when I have time, I also do some Dutch exercises on the web like


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