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by Dora
Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:41 am
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Read read read! And now in Dutch
Replies: 5
Views: 8685

Re: Read read read! And now in Dutch

I looked around a little more, and found this: http://sprookjes.startpagina.nl/

Look for the section called "Sprookjesverhalen."
by Dora
Tue Mar 16, 2010 10:30 pm
Forum: Vocabulary
Topic: Dutch > English
Replies: 10
Views: 14987

Re: Dutch > English

I can attest that both "against one's better judgment" and "hoping against hope" are common expressions in English (at least in the US). I'll have to remember "tegen beter weten in," which looks pretty close to "against better judgment" to me, and I would have assumed that was the meaning, as long a...
by Dora
Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Spelling & pronunciation
Topic: Dutch stress (accent)
Replies: 3
Views: 8408

Re: Dutch stress (accent)

There was a discussion a while back about stress and I described my approach to it. Bieneke then tested it with an example. See here:

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1294&start=15
by Dora
Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:50 pm
Forum: Help from Dutch speakers offered
Topic: Searching for 'penpals' and able to teach Dutch
Replies: 1
Views: 7444

Re: Searching for 'penpals' and able to teach Dutch

I could go for that, if you don't mind an American. :)

How about starting with PM's on this forum and then see what happens?

Dora
by Dora
Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: Verhaaltjeshoekje - schrijf mee aan een verhaal
Topic: Het Witte Huis
Replies: 2
Views: 6705

Re: Het Witte Huis

Massachusetts is een stad niet. Massachusetts is een staat. Ik weet zeker dat wrn 'staat' bedoelde, want een senator vertegenwoordigt de gehele staat.
by Dora
Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: Report an error
Topic: Foutenhoekje :-)
Replies: 28
Views: 32386

Re: Foutenhoekje :-)

I was reading the page on reciprocal pronouns and had a lot of trouble figuring out what "To turn the reciprocal pronoun in a possessive pronoun, we simply add –s: " meant.

Could you please change that to "To turn the reciprocal pronoun into a possessive pronoun, we simply add –s: " ?
by Dora
Tue Nov 03, 2009 1:26 am
Forum: Exercises
Topic: Hoe goed is uw Nederlands?
Replies: 10
Views: 13491

Re: Hoe goed is uw Nederlands?

2) De schreeuw ........ nog lang tussen de bergen. echoode echoodde echode echo'de Ik: echoode Antwoord: echode Carelessness on my part. I thought that I had looked up both and the 'echoode' was a word and 'echode' was not. Now that I recheck, they both (claim to) translate to 'echoed' and actually,...
by Dora
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: Exercises
Topic: Hoe goed is uw Nederlands?
Replies: 10
Views: 13491

Re: Hoe goed is uw Nederlands?

I got 80% this week. Much more of a spelling test this time.
by Dora
Wed Oct 21, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: Exercises
Topic: Hoe goed is uw Nederlands?
Replies: 10
Views: 13491

Hoe goed is uw Nederlands?

Wereldomroep has introduced a weekly spelling/grammar test at http://www.rnw.nl/nl/nederlands/article ... nederlands.

I got 70% on this week's after looking up things at various sources.
by Dora
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:41 pm
Forum: Exercises
Topic: Maak tien zinnen
Replies: 58
Views: 39773

Re:

Bieneke wrote:Nice exercise! You can create the most absurd sentences, as long as they are grammatically correct. Who will give it a go? :-)

Well, I tried. I only used the words given, so there wasn't much to work with.
by Dora
Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:31 pm
Forum: Exercises
Topic: Maak tien zinnen
Replies: 58
Views: 39773

Re: Maak tien zinnen

Mijn vriend eet een boek. Jullie maken woordjes na het eten. Ik woon op tafel. De les leert voor de les. Jij geeft rijst in de tram. Wij beginnen de krant om 9 uur in de kantine. Mijn broer schreef soep en rijst op school. Ik heb huiswerk in Capelle gedaan. Het regende in de tram. Mijn vriend heeft ...
by Dora
Fri Apr 10, 2009 10:11 pm
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: How much time do you spend on Dutch per day?
Replies: 38
Views: 44946

Re: How much time do you spend on Dutch per day?

Firefly,

What programs do you like on Radio Nederland? I listen to it just about every day.
by Dora
Thu Jan 29, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Server problem!
Replies: 14
Views: 17665

Re: Server problem!

What about the old chatbox we had before? If we could get that back, it would be better than nothing!
by Dora
Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: Audio projects
Topic: Uploading sound files
Replies: 21
Views: 39152

Re: Uploading sound files

I re-installed Audacity on my new(er) computer (to get ready for the new show). The lame link above no longer works. I found it at http://lame.buanzo.com.ar/ .