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by annapollock
Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Dutch and Flemish culture
Topic: What is the job market like for English speaking foreigners
Replies: 1
Views: 2255

What is the job market like for English speaking foreigners

A foreign friend of mine from a multicultural background was thinking of starting afresh in the Netherlands and asked me if the job market was good for English speaking foreigners. To my surprise, I was not able to give her a straightforward yes or no answer. I am not very sure actually. I myself am...
by annapollock
Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Motivation and Satisfaction Vocabulary
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Re: Motivation and Satisfaction Vocabulary

Thank you very much, Ngonyama! I hope to be on a roll with Dutch :wink:
by annapollock
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Motivation and Satisfaction Vocabulary
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Motivation and Satisfaction Vocabulary

It's the New Year and I'm back at Dutch :-D I tried translating from a dual dictionary but my sentences were different from the book's. I was wondering if my sentences labelled 2 are right and mean the same (or at least can be used interchangeably). 1. Ons nieuwe pakket personeelsvoorzieningen heeft...
by annapollock
Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Idioom 3
Replies: 2
Views: 1295

Re: Idioom 3

Heel erg bedankt voor je hulp, Laura.
by annapollock
Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:41 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Idioom 3
Replies: 2
Views: 1295

Idioom 3

Continuing on my list of sentences. Appreciate the feedback on my earlier work. 1. Het is makkelijk om alle Nederlanders over een kam scheren, maar in realiteit Nederlanders in grote steden zijn meer liberal dan die in kleine dorpen wonen. 2. Lydia is niet zeker over haar nieuwe vriend, Thomas. Ze i...
by annapollock
Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Idioom 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

Re: Idioom 2

Nog een keer, bedankt voor het nakijken.
by annapollock
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Idioom 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

Idioom 2

Continuing on with my idioms study....5 sentences today. Thank you for checking my sentences. 1. Omdat ze vanmorgen rode ogen heeft, is het voor de hand liggen dat ze gisternacht niet goed geslapen hadden / geslaapt heeft. 2. Als de baas van deze bedrijf, weet ik altijd wat is er aan de hand zijn. S...
by annapollock
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Help from Dutch speakers wanted
Topic: Dutch teacher wanted via Skype/Whats App
Replies: 0
Views: 1494

Dutch teacher wanted via Skype/Whats App

Hi, as a resolution for 2017, I'm looking for a Dutch teacher via Skype/Whats App call to improve my language skills. I have lived in NL for 5 years and speak understandable Dutch. I have a wide vocabulary but have problems with grammar, in particular complex sentence structures. If the cost and tim...
by annapollock
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Idioom
Replies: 2
Views: 1188

Re: Idioom

Heel erg badankt, Frank.
by annapollock
Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:56 am
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Idioom
Replies: 2
Views: 1188

Idioom

I'm practicing my Dutch idioms and making sentences. Would appreciate help if my sentences are wrong. Thank you in advance. 1. Ik ben niet op mijn achterhoofd gevallen. Ik woon nu een paar jaar in Nederland en daarom weet ik al de regels van samenleving hier. 2. Ik ben een verlegen meisje. Ik vind h...
by annapollock
Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Beginnershoekje
Topic: Help in Translation : My Piano
Replies: 1
Views: 2942

Help in Translation : My Piano

Hi, I have written a text on my piano and wonder how the text would read out in Dutch. A great thank you in advance. I have a cream-coloured Feuerstein piano. The Feuerstein brand has its roots dating back to 1928, where its makers were awarded the Gold Medallion in Barcelona. The sound quality of t...
by annapollock
Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Nederlandstalig hoekje
Topic: My favourite proverbs
Replies: 2
Views: 2941

Re: My favourite proverbs

Thank you very much Ngonyama!
by annapollock
Wed Jan 28, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Nederlandstalig hoekje
Topic: My favourite proverbs
Replies: 2
Views: 2941

My favourite proverbs

Hi everyone, I'm a learner of Dutch and thought what better way of learning than through my favourite proverbs of all times. Would appreciate if the proverbs below could be translated into Dutch. Any of you into proverbs as well? :!: 1. The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain 2. T...
by annapollock
Wed Jan 28, 2015 5:14 pm
Forum: NT2-examen & Inburgering
Topic: My Experience and Tips - Inburgering Examen
Replies: 10
Views: 31709

Re: My Experience and Tips - Inburgering Examen

I was in a similar situation as Lynn and Leandre1's and had the oral exemption prior to coming to the Netherlands. I informed the school. In turn the school informed DUO about my exemption. In any case, I think it does not matter whether the student or the school informs DUO - which is the ultimate ...