Today I decided to start a series of posts about learning Dutch. This will be the first post out of 40.
Dutch is one of the more interesting European languages, especially if you have been studying German and English or other Germanic languages. In such case it will be very familiar to you.
In this lesson you will learn how to introduce yourself, articles and some common words.
Video attributed to learndutch.org
Almost 23 million people have Dutch as their native language. Dutch is the seventh language in the European Union . It is the language of the Netherlands and Flanders where Flemish is spoken (the northern part of Belgium). Some would say that Flemish is a separate language and not a Southern Dutch dialect, but that is a controversial subject. The Dutch is also the official language of Suriname and the Netherlands Antilles. It is a…