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by Bieneke
Thu Aug 11, 2005 12:13 am
Forum: Spelling & pronunciation
Topic: Pronunciation of 'g' and 'ch'
Replies: 16
Views: 19633

Pronunciation of 'g' and 'ch'

A very useful comment that I have not added to the website yet: Dear Bieneke, Your site is very useful and informative. Could I just make some suggestions re the pronunciation of consonants "g" and "ch", they are not identical, "g" is soft and "ch" is hard.Only at the ends of words are they the same...
by Bieneke
Wed Aug 10, 2005 11:44 pm
Forum: Spelling & pronunciation
Topic: Pronunciation [ng, final -n and r]
Replies: 1
Views: 20724

"ng", final "-n" and types of "r&am

1.the letter g - you said it is pronounced "kh" - but if it's preceded by the letter "n" - is it not supposed to be pronounced like "g" in goat? 2.The letter combination "en" at the end of a word - you gave an example of the word "lachen", and the "n" is pronounced. But in the clips I downloaded, I...
by Bieneke
Wed Aug 10, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: Spelling & pronunciation
Topic: Pronunciation [ng, final -n and r]
Replies: 1
Views: 20724

Pronunciation [ng, final -n and r]

The pronunciation guidelines outlined at http://www.dutchgrammar.com/en/?n=SpellingAndPronunciation/01 do not do justice to the different varieties of Dutch spoken in the Netherlands and Belgium. I have received quite a few e-mails from confused Dutch learners who encountered three different ways to...
by Bieneke
Wed Aug 10, 2005 11:11 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Dutch courses in languages other than English
Replies: 1
Views: 8616

Dutch courses in languages other than English

Do you know any good -preferably free- online Dutch courses in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Japanese, Swahili, etc.? Please, post them here. I will start with a few myself: Dutch for German speakers: http://www.ned.univie.ac.at/non/welkom/ Dutch for French speakers: http://www.didaclic.be http://www...