The Advantages of Learning Dutch

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The Advantages of Learning Dutch

Post by Charlyrayan » Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:25 pm

Dutch is a language which is spoken by an estimated sixteen million citizens of Denmark and six million citizens of Flanders. The language is also used by people in some regions of various European countries. Dutch ranks as the sixth widely spoken language in the European Union. When you learn the language, you will be able to understand the dialect of the people if you were to visit countries in Europe like Belgium or The Netherlands.
Why Should I Learn Dutch?
Learning any language comes with its benefits, the following reasons are just some of the benefits of learning Dutch
Useful for work – it is inevitable for a company to have clients with diverse nationalities, and the Dutch may be one of them. In order for you to communicate clearly with your Dutch client, it would be an advantage for you to learn the language.
Makes your travels more enjoyable; you can certainly use the language to know more about the traditions, history and culture of these countries.
Enrich your roots – maybe your parents are Dutch but you were born in the USA learning your parents language is the great way to enrich your origin. Additionally, it won’t be hard for you to communicate with family in Europe.
Education- if you want to study in a European Country like the Netherlands, learning Dutch will be a very big help to you.


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Re: The Advantages of Learning Dutch

Post by Bert » Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:32 pm

Charlyrayan wrote:Dutch is a language which is spoken by an estimated sixteen million citizens of Denmark and six million citizens of Flanders.
Denmark has a population of less than six million so even if all of them were fluent Dutch speakers, your number ("sixteen million") is greatly exaggerated. But thank you for the ad.

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Re: The Advantages of Learning Dutch

Post by Joke » Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:57 pm

That website doesn't look very trustworthy. If they don't even know the difference between Denmark and The Netherlands, I think you'd better find someone else to help you learning Dutch.
Besides, the texts in Charlyrayan's messages can be found verbatim on other websites.

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