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by Peter Van
Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: General support, questions & suggestions
Topic: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?
Replies: 14
Views: 4073

Re: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?

Dolo wrote:I haven't used Duolingo. I use everything I stumble upon. At the early stages I used the book I've already mentioned and then I dived straight into radio broadcasts, TV programs etc.
Practice makes perfect, as the cliche proverb says.
Thanks Dolo!
by Peter Van
Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: General support, questions & suggestions
Topic: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?
Replies: 14
Views: 4073

Re: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?

I have no idea what you're talking about. Well Dolo, I am foreigner learning Dutch through English. It is my feeling that for learning Dutch, one needs a much larger vocabulary to get the same level of understanding comparing with his English. This because, for every English word he knows, Dutch pe...
by Peter Van
Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: General support, questions & suggestions
Topic: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?
Replies: 14
Views: 4073

Re: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?

I guess Estarling is saying that he should take a few steps back and learn more words before trying to attempt to use vids like this. I tend to agree ... if these kids vids are already too fast, it may be wise to take a few steps back and study the basics. Don't forget that some people have more ta...
by Peter Van
Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: General support, questions & suggestions
Topic: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?
Replies: 14
Views: 4073

Re: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?

BrutallyFrank wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4tmT5_5qJw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqEPbIN ... 10A9956F05

You could also search for Jeugdjournaal or Klokhuis

I'm not even able to follow what they are saying :(
by Peter Van
Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: General support, questions & suggestions
Topic: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?
Replies: 14
Views: 4073

Re: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?

There is no other way than practising really. You should start with something quite simple, check out De Delfse Methode voor Buitenlanders, it should be available with a textbook and a CD, it consists of over 30 texts, as far as I recall, they are read out quite slowly and clearly, after listening ...
by Peter Van
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: General support, questions & suggestions
Topic: How to understand fast Dutch speaking?
Replies: 14
Views: 4073

How to understand fast Dutch speaking?

So I'm taking dutch lessons and I can only understand to slow speaking dutch. So to improve my dutch I thought of watching some videos on youtube. When I saw them, I was not at all able to follow what they are saying. It almost feels like they are rapping. Take this video for example:- https://www.y...