You have many options to systematically improve your knowledge.
We have built many gizmos into the program so that learning remains fun and exciting.
There is a suitable learning method available for every type of learner.
The following learning methods and tests can be chosen from:
Repeat the words until you know all the vocabulary:
In all of the tests, you have to type in the right words so often that you will be able to do the correct translation instantly.
Simple words stop appearing in the daily program after 2 or 3 repetitions.
More difficult words may be repeated 5 or 6 times.
Especially difficult words, which you often don't know, are asked even more often.
Most importantly we don't want you to have forgotten these words by the very next day!
Seven words at a time:
After learning seven new words, the software will show you a table with a summary.
Learning seven words at a time is especially effective.
Now you can repeat these words again at a glance.
Points, learning time and number of repetitions:
You can already see how long you spend with one lesson unit.
By the way, you won't be able to cheat:
The program will actually only show the amount of time you worked.
If you would like to take, say a one hour break, the clock stops ticking until you're ready to work again.
Every word allows you to see how often you have already repeated it today.
Words that you knew immediately will no longer appear in tests for this day.
Word that you are still having trouble with will continue to appear again and again.
For every word you know, you get points.
In this way, you can compare a day's learning with each other.
You also see, for example, at which time of the day you learn vocabulary the quickest.
A break after every 30 minutes:
Studies have shown that after a half an hour of learning concentration decreases rapidly.
For this reason, your language course will remind you every 30 minutes that you should take a break.
Stand up, go for a walk, drink a glass of water.
Afterwards, reinvigorated, you are ready for the next half an hour!
(You can, of course, ignore the reminder and immediately continue learning.)
A wide variety of pictures:
If you know a word, you will see a new photo as a reward.
(We have also thought of something for you even if you answer incorrectly...)
When you see that the course is fun and rewarding, you will be motivated to see it through to the end!
Motivating tips throughout:
At regular intervals, you will get tips from our experts on how you can learn even more effectively.
Let us surprise you!
All vocabulary and dialogues have been recorded by a Dutch native speaker
From the very beginning, you will learn clear, accent free pronunciation
and correct emphasis.
The texts and phrases were developed through the cooperation of a linguist and a Dutch native speaker.
In this course, you will learn how Dutch is really spoken in the Netherlands.
Content of texts and dialogues:
You will accompany the two main characters of the language course
on their holidays and in their day-to-day lives at home in 42 different dialogues.
Together with them, you will encounter important situations
that could happen on your holidays or at home with your partner.
In the many dialogues provided,
you will practice sentences that you can really use.
When you work with the dialogues provided in this course,
you will improve your conversation skills day by day.
Our two main characters get to know each other during their vacation.
They introduce themselves and tell each other where they come from.
Surprisingly, they discover that they both come from the same country and, in fact, from the same city.
They decide to do something together.
As they are staying in the same hotel, they agree to have a meal together.
You learn which words are needed at breakfast and how to read a menu at dinner.
You can, of course, do a lot more on holiday together than just share a meal:
A city tour and an enjoyable day in the downtown make for a wonderful holiday experience.
If you happen to lose your way in the city, you can simply ask someone for directions.
You can find time to relax in a little café with a nice cup of tea.
Not an easy task:
The two main characters buy train tickets in Dutch.
How should the trip continue?
Good thing the weather forecast comes on the radio.
It helps you to decide what to do next in your travel plans.
You learn vocabulary that helps you to easily solve this situation:
Reserve a hotel room and order breakfast for the next few days.
The two main characters can get together once in a while
now that are back from their vacation and at home once again.
But before one can invite his travel friend to dinner,
one has to refill the fridge at home.
You accompany the main character to the supermarket
and help find everything on the long shopping list.
They get to know each other better on a weekend trip.
An evening together at the movies:
What a fantastic film.
Accompany the two main characters downtown.
Help make the right decision when buying new clothes.
Both characters are invited to a friend's birthday party.
They had to stop on the way to the party:
There is an accident...
A visiting the gym keeps you healthy.
But which of the many training methods would you like to choose?
The decision is difficult...
In this language course, you will find many fantastic, fun and interesting dialogues.
You learn how to build simple and clear sentences in the foreign language.
All of the text was recorded for you by a native speaker.
From the beginning, you learn an authentically and currently spoken language.
You will get a very good feel for the sound and pronunciation
of the foreign language through this course's recordings.
The dialogue texts can be read, printed out or listened to
with a click of the mouse in English or in Dutch.
In addition, we offer you multiple learning possibilities along with the texts:
You learn with exciting fill-in-the-blanks exercises:
With these tests, you can expand your vocabulary and practice your grammar.
All texts are spoken by a native speaker.
You can hear, read and repeat aloud all of the course's texts and vocabulary.
You learn how to write correctly:
You can also use course's dialogues as dictation.
With this language course you will learn to write Dutch error free.
Would you prefer to learn without a computer?
You can print out all of this language course's texts.
All 42 texts have been recorded by a Dutch native speaker.
You can listen to and repeat each line of text as often as you'd like.
This is how you learn clear and accent free pronunciation from the very beginning.
All vocabulary and texts are spoken by a Dutch native speaker.
You can listen to and repeat each of the 1300 words as well as the 42 dialogue texts as often as you'd like.
In a all the learning methods and tests, the vocabulary and lines of text are played for you.
You constantly repeat the correct pronunciation.
You learn clear and accent free pronunciation with the correct emphasis!