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Dutch TV shows

Post by Tom » Tue Oct 31, 2006 8:10 pm

De Freggel Grot - Fraggle Rock theme in Dutch

Another favorite

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBiabybLNwE

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Post by Tom » Tue Oct 31, 2006 9:55 pm

Hier is a clip from a Flemish Police series called Flikken. It is my favorite!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvofKA0Q ... %20Flikken

It is based in Gent where Bieneke lives.

I hope it helps give an idea of the difference between how Flemish sounds compared to Dutch. You can hear that it is a bit softer.
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Post by evilbu » Tue Oct 31, 2006 10:07 pm

Tom wrote:Hier is a clip from a Flemish Police series called Flikken. It is my favorite!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvofKA0Q ... %20Flikken

It is based in Gent where Bieneke lives.

I hope it helps give an idea of the difference between how Flemish sounds compared to Dutch. You can hear that it is a bit softer.
I live near Ghent and study in Ghent too. :D Ghent is really the nicest Flemish city. It's not under attack (yet) by the French language, it's not amazingly crowded or huge or unsafe at night, but you still got everything you want there : a university (where you can study almost everything), cinemas,....

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Post by Tom » Fri Nov 03, 2006 6:39 am

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Post by Bieneke » Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:21 pm

Tom, door jou ben ik nu aan youtube verslaafd!
Because of you, I am now addicted to youtube. :p
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Post by evilbu » Sat Jan 20, 2007 2:32 pm

As discussed with Tom, I will add funny Flemish videos here as well :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVh1VePeMIw
I already posted this in "Kwebbelhoekje", it's with convenient Dutch subtitles (because they speak in a bit of a dialect) and it's very rude and very funny. :twisted:

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Post by Quetzal » Sat Jan 20, 2007 2:44 pm

evilbu wrote:
Tom wrote:Hier is a clip from a Flemish Police series called Flikken.  It is my favorite!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvofKA0Q ... %20Flikken

It is based in Gent where Bieneke lives.

I hope it helps give an idea of the difference between how Flemish sounds compared to Dutch.  You can hear that it is a bit softer.
I live near Ghent and study in Ghent too. :D   Ghent is really the nicest Flemish city.  It's not under attack (yet) by the French language, it's not amazingly crowded or huge or unsafe at night, but you still got everything you want there : a university (where you can study almost everything), cinemas,....
Hetzelfde geldt voor Leuven, en dat is veel kleiner en gezelliger. :P

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Post by Marco » Tue Jan 23, 2007 4:55 pm

Tom wrote:Sesamstraat Theme

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9WKKUGjpys
Haha, I grew up with some other singers singing that theme.  :D

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Re: Dutch TV shows

Post by stealthanugrah » Sat Apr 04, 2009 3:13 pm

I'm sorry I'm really late on posting here, in fact two years late. But the videos that I tried to check out, have been removed by youtube staff.

I personaly believe it's best and easiest to learn a language by immersion by watching hearing and speaking Dutch and not Grammar rules. Grammar rules are to me really the skeleton of it all, but I think that you learn best by immersion, because you don't get confused with rules and instead of having to memorize rules you learn them by feeling!

I would really like to know of some good Dutch shows and what not, songs and movies!

Thanks!

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Re: Dutch TV shows

Post by JazzedPotato » Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:25 pm

Hmm.. well I guess the quality of a show is in the eye of the beholder.. :)

After all what may be good or interesting to one person, is not exactly necessarily that to another. :P
So before anyone can really answer that I guess it would help to know what interests you. :)
Also I guess it depends on the level of your Dutch. If the show uses Dutch that is too simple for your level
of knowledge, you may not be stimulated enough. If it is too difficult however, it can be frustrating.

A tv show -broadcasted every weekday - that is very popular in the Netherlands is called 'De wereld draait door'.
It features guests generally from the Netherlands or Belgium, and it's sort of a 'behind the news' show.

Public figures in Holland (or sometimes experts or not so public figures) are invited to talk about items that are
in the news on account of to their involvement, or their expertise. It's about a large variety of topics. Guests can
be e.g. politicians, but also musicians, actors, journalists, authors, athletes etc. Not unlike a talk-show but a bit
less fluffy.It's generally not 'too heavy' but interesting enough. I would personally consider it to be entertainment ('amusement').
Especially the section 'De Tv draait door' is entertaining and not too difficult to follow I think, as it has funny bits from Dutch
(and sometimes American) tv.


You can watch it online here.


On http://www.uitzendinggemist.nl you can watch many Dutch tv shows online. :)


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Re: Dutch TV shows

Post by firefly315 » Sun Apr 05, 2009 8:55 am

Hoi allemaal,

Die programma Jazzed Potato ervan je heb geshreven klonk echt goed. Ik zal gauw het kijken. :)

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Re: Dutch TV shows

Post by numbat » Sat May 09, 2009 7:46 am

Hi all,

I also really like "De wereld draait door", and am hoping to go see a live show later this year (just have to find someone to go with!). It's one of the most worthwhile shows I've seen on Dutch TV.

In terms of learning, you are better off watching the same sorts of programmes that you would watch in your mother tongue. That way, you are more likely to learn words that you will actually use. News, current affairs, dramas, soaps, sitcoms, religious programmes, game shows, culture programmes etc. can all be found on http://www.uitzendinggemist.nl as JazzedPotato mentioned.

For Dutch beginners, I like the game show "Lingo", as the constant repetition of numbers, letters, and words sinks in after a while. However, this is an example of a show I would never watch in English ...

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Re: Dutch TV shows

Post by JazzedPotato » Sat May 30, 2009 6:26 pm

Hallo allemaal. :)
Hi everyone. :)

Op de onderstaande twee sites kan je online (en vaak live!) veel Nederlandse (nationale en regionale) televisiezenders bekijken.
On the two sites mentioned underneath you can watch a lot of (national and regional) Dutch tv-stations (often live!).

Overigens vind je op beide sites heel veel tv zenders ook van veel andere landen/ in andere talen, veel live radiostations,
Nieuwszenders en podcasts! :-D
By the way, on both these sites you can also find many tv stations of many other countries/ in many other languages
as well as many live radiostations, Newsstations and podcasts!
:D

Veel kijk- en luisterplezier! :D :P :thumbsup:
Enjoy yourselves listening and watching! :D :P :thumbsup:


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Re: Dutch TV shows

Post by JCAnnette » Sun Aug 08, 2010 2:30 pm

Lance Burton Las Vegas For Dutch beginners, I like the game show "Lingo", as the constant repetition of numbers, letters, and words sinks in after a while. However, this is an example of a show I would never watch in English ...
Does anyone know if there is an online site to watch Dutch TV shows for kids? Thanks, JC
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Re: Dutch TV shows

Post by Dora » Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:27 pm

JCAnnette wrote:Does anyone know if there is an online site to watch Dutch TV shows for kids? Thanks, JC
You can try http://www.nickelodeon.nl/turbonick

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