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by Dora
Sat Oct 24, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Why Dutch?
Topic: Terug :)
Replies: 7
Views: 4654

Re: Terug :)

Hoi Marco! I remember you from way back. Glad to hear that you are a teacher. I would imagine that you are a very good one. I didn't know anyone had a hobby of "verifying supercentenarians," but that sounds more interesting than most people I know who just "like sports" and that's about it. I though...
by Dora
Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Woordassociatie spel
Replies: 53
Views: 24550

Re: Woordassociatie spel

oren>ogen
by Dora
Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Spelling & pronunciation
Topic: Pronunciation
Replies: 18
Views: 14188

Re: Pronunciation

I am convinced that different people hear the same sound differently. I have noticed that vowels sound different before an r. Many will downplay this difference as small but it is quite huge to my ears. This confused me for a long time.
by Dora
Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: Spelling & pronunciation
Topic: Pronunciation
Replies: 18
Views: 14188

Re: Pronunciation

Voiced consonants are sounds that use your vocal chords. Try putting your fingers on the front of your throat and saying the sound of "D" (the sound not the name of the letter, of course). You should feel a slight vibration. That is a voiced sound. Now try saying the sound of "T". You should not fee...
by Dora
Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:45 am
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Muffin
Replies: 7
Views: 4503

Re: Muffin

Vilmos wrote:Or a cakeje, diminutive of cake.
That sounds like more of a cupcake, although the distinction between a cupcake and a muffin is admittedly small.
by Dora
Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:29 am
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Muffin
Replies: 7
Views: 4503

Re: Muffin

Would that be de muffin or het muffin? Obviously cakeje would be het.
by Dora
Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Muffin
Replies: 7
Views: 4503

Re: Muffin

I guess that's why I couldn't find a translation.

bedankt
by Dora
Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:05 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Muffin
Replies: 7
Views: 4503

Muffin

What would you call a muffin? I mean an American muffin such as this:
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by Dora
Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:24 am
Forum: Nederlandstalig hoekje
Topic: schuiven/opschuiven/verscuiven
Replies: 11
Views: 7418

Re: schuiven/opschuiven/verscuiven

http://www.onzetaal.nl/taaladvies/advie ... jans-fiets

Je moet de persoon goed kennen om deze constructie de gebruiken.
by Dora
Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:49 am
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Online Dutch spelling games
Replies: 2
Views: 4727

Re: Online Dutch spelling games

Dank je wel. I hope to get some more games developed soon and make more words available, of course!
by Dora
Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Online Dutch spelling games
Replies: 2
Views: 4727

Online Dutch spelling games

Please check out the latest of our online grammar games. In addition to our de/het game, we now have a spelling/vocabulary game.

http://www.languagestudygames.com
by Dora
Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:44 am
Forum: Audio projects
Topic: List of 'audio file sharers'
Replies: 4
Views: 63727

Re: List of 'audio file sharers'

PatriciaDooley wrote:I could not get any of these links to work.
They are all rather old now. I logged into my esnips account some time back and found that all my stuff was gone. I don't know whether anyone has current recordings.
by Dora
Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:46 am
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Dutch radio
Replies: 22
Views: 24864

Re: Dutch radio

Ha! Yes I have gone to Radio 5 too! :)
by Dora
Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:16 am
Forum: General support, questions & suggestions
Topic: Are more Dutch TV stations now region-restricting content?
Replies: 6
Views: 8593

Re: Are more Dutch TV stations now region-restricting content?

I can't view them either. That's a shame, since watching TV is a great way to learn.
by Dora
Sat Jun 02, 2012 3:03 am
Forum: Nouns & articles
Topic: Help Learning De and Het
Replies: 2
Views: 5441

Re: Help Learning De and Het

Yes, I have had someone else remark that it was fast. I think you want to learn to respond without stopping to think. If you are in a conversation and need to know the gender of a word you must be able to think of it right away. An earlier version adapted its speed based on the skill of the player a...