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Dutch Resources

language laboratory catalog

Basic Language Study Recordings

Pimsleur: Conversational Dutch
Lessons 1–16
DCH 1.001


 

CD-ROM Programs

Talk Now! — Learn Dutch
Compatibility: Windows 95/98/NT/2000 | Mac System 7 or higher
Dual-platform CD-ROM program designed for beginning-level learners; includes word practice, speaking practice, easy and hard games covering the following topics: first words, food, colors, phrases, the body, numbers, time, shopping, countries; on-screen help available in over 60 languages; printable dictionary.

World Talk Dutch
Compatibility: Windows 95/98/NT | Mac System 7 or higher
Dual-platform CD-ROM program designed for intermediate-level learners; 10 games based on 9 different everyday topics to encourage the user to go beyond basic vocabulary and phrases and build sentences, ask directions, use numbers, etc.; includes dictation, true-false, yes-no, and visual/auditory cue activities; real-life speaking practice possible via "recording studio" option; interactive TV Quiz allows user to review vocabulary and other language items by competing with World Talk's resident virtual player or another real-life player; printable worksheets.


 

Books

Dutch Phrasebook
Lonely Planet Phrasebooks & Annelies Mertens
Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd. © 2007
ISBN: 978-1-74179-180-8



Web Links

de Volkskrant
Online Holland newspaper in Dutch

Duolingo “Learn a language for free. Forever.”
This amazingly user-friendly, ever-growing site offers many free dynamic language-learning programs for speakers of various languages, with new programs and user-edited updates constantly in progress. Includes Dutch-learning program for speakers of English. Corresponding app available at the Apple iTunes App Store.

Dutch for Beginners
This site promises a basic knowledge of Dutch and ability to read simple texts in Dutch.

LearnDutch.org
Free online program with 40 lessons, each of which teaches 25 words. Each lesson contains a video, a vocabulary list, and a multiple-choice quiz.

NRC Handelsblad
Dutch newspaper in Dutch

Onze Taal
Dutch information and links for advanced Dutch students