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Are Dutchies allowed to post here as well?

Post by Guest » Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:52 am

Hey there!

I'm Marco and I'm from The Netherlands. Dutch is my mother tongue and I have a question:

Since I'm a Dutchie and this is a forum for people who are learning Dutch, is it still OK for me to post here? Stupid question, perhaps, but I was just wondering.

The reason why I joined this forum is that I'm learning some people Dutch but I don't know how to keep them interested, they seem to have lost it a bit. Stubborn as I am, however, I want to continue learning them the language, so perhaps you have some suggestions.

Thanks!
Marco

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Post by Guest » Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:57 am

I am a member, by the way, but when I put my name in the 'Username' line the forum tells me there already is someone who's name is 'Marco'. I don't see him in the member list, however. :?:
Could anyone help me?

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Post by Marco » Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:59 am

Never mind, problem solved!
It's useful to 'log in' before you post! :oops: :oops: :oops:

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welcome

Post by Guest » Thu Aug 18, 2005 11:29 am

Glad the problem is solved :lol:

I am sure you can pick up a few good tips, as we have a few very active posters in the 'study aids' section. Do read the topic"Ideas on how to make learing Dutch more fun".

Everyone is free to join, including Dutchies. Enne... if your students remain unwilling and you really feel like teaching Dutch, your help is always welcome.

Bieneke

[edit]hmmm.. now I forgat to log in[/]

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Post by Bieneke » Thu Aug 18, 2005 11:51 am

Just to confirm that the above post was really mine :P
Don't know what is wrong today, I am the third registered person to post as a guest!

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Post by Marco » Thu Aug 18, 2005 1:01 pm

Thanks for the warm welcome, Bieneke! :)

When I was teaching my friends some Dutch I realised it was very hard for them to get the spelling part. For example, they know how to make the 'ik'-form from 'slapen' (to sleep), but when I give them 'ik vrees' (I fear), they can't come up with 'vrezen' as being the stem. As I didn't know how to explain them that very well, I browsed and found this site. It's really unbelievable how accurately you described the spelling rules, it's something I could have never explained, I think. It's really impressive!

And yes, perhaps I can help here as well. I'd like that.

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Dankjewel

Post by Bieneke » Thu Aug 18, 2005 9:56 pm

Thank you Marco :)

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Post by Sue » Mon Aug 22, 2005 1:29 pm

The more Dutchies we have helping us the better!!!

My problem is the vocabulary, I just can never remember what words mean. I love doing grammar, especially verbs - people think I am strange - lol! :lol:

Sue :D

[23/11/05: edit by Bieneke: the rest of this topic has been moved here]

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Post by Joke » Wed Jan 25, 2006 6:43 pm

Hoi allemaal,
Ik heb deze pagina pas een paar dagen geleden ontdekt en in de afgelopen 6 dagen heb ik meer over Nederlands, over grammatica in het algemeen en meer Engels geleerd dan ooit tevoren! :)
Ik ben Nederlands en ik heb ooit geprobeerd Nederlands te leren aan een meisje uit China (goed gelukt overigens, ik zal haar deze site aanbevelen). Toen merkte ik pas hoe ingewikkeld Nederlands eigenlijk is.
Ik wil jullie graag allemaal helpen!

I discovered this site just a few days ago and in the past 5 days I learned more about Dutch, English and grammar in general than all days before! :)
I am Dutch and I once tryed to learn teach* our beautiful language to a girl from China. That's when I discovered how difficult Dutch really is.
I would like to help you all!


Groetjes Joke

PS. Hee Bieneke, hoe komt het dat ik nu al de titel vraagbaak heb verdiend? Ik dacht dat je eerst een paar keer moest posten voordat je nieuwkomer af bent...

* Thanks tspier2, I always make that mistake. :o

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Post by Bieneke » Wed Jan 25, 2006 9:47 pm

Dag Joke,

Fijn dat je wilt helpen! Dat was al vrij snel duidelijk, vandaar de titel 'vraagbaak'. Het heeft niets te maken met het aantal berichten dat je geplaatst hebt. Iedereen die zich bereid toont om vragen te beantwoorden of teksten te verbeteren kan een vraagbaak worden. Vooropgesteld dat men zelf netjes Nederlands schrijft natuurlijk :wink:.
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Post by Qinx » Thu Oct 12, 2006 6:58 pm

(ik heb vandaag pas het forum ontdekt, vandaar dat ik even bezig ben om wat oude koeien uit de sloot te trekken, sorry daar voor)

Mijn vrouw (op dit forum ingeschreven als Yessamaca) leert nu Nederlands (ze is Amerikaanse), en ik merk nu dus pas hoe moeilijk het is om Nederlandse spellingregels en grammatica uit te leggen, voornamelijk omdat ik gewoon de regels niet ken. Je Nederlandse taalgevoel lost dat notmaal gesproken op, maar als je het aan iemand uit moet leggen, dan valt dat nog vies tegen. Ik krijg steeds meer respect voor de mensen die mij Zweeds hebben proberen aan te leren :p (men svensk språket är så mycket lättare ;-))

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Post by Bieneke » Thu Oct 12, 2006 9:10 pm

Ha leuk, een vraagbaak erbij. :-)

Mocht er hier eens een Zweed opduiken die geen Engels spreekt (bestaan die?), dan sturen we die meteen naar jou door. ;-)
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Post by tspier2 » Fri Nov 10, 2006 10:27 pm

Sorry, maar ik moet iets zeggen: In het Engels zeggen we "to teach", wanneer iemand anders von ons leren, maar wanneer we iets von een andere persoon zeggen we "to learn."

Bijvoorbeeld:
  • Ik leer Nederlands von deze Forum.
  • Zij onderwijzen ons de Taal.
Ik hoop dat mijn Nederlands niet zo slecht was. :o

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Post by Quetzal » Fri Nov 10, 2006 10:37 pm

tspier2 wrote:Sorry, maar ik moet iets zeggen: In het Engels zeggen we "to teach", wanneer iemand anders von ons leren, maar wanneer we iets von een andere persoon zeggen we "to learn."

Bijvoorbeeld:
  • Ik leer Nederlands van deze op dit Forum.
  • Zij onderwijzen ons de Taal.
Ik hoop dat mijn Nederlands niet zo slecht was. :o
tspier, did you read my and evilbu's corrections to your past posts? If not, you should go do that first - practice is good, but not if you're practicing things that haven't been corrected. Case in point, your writing nouns with capital letters, and also your sig.

To answer (was it even a question?), "leren" works for either, but yeah, "onderwijzen" also exists.

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Post by tspier2 » Sat Nov 11, 2006 1:17 am

Quetzal wrote:
tspier2 wrote:Sorry, maar ik moet iets zeggen: In het Engels zeggen we "to teach", wanneer iemand anders von ons leren, maar wanneer we iets von een andere persoon zeggen we "to learn."

Bijvoorbeeld:
  • Ik leer Nederlands van deze op dit Forum.
  • Zij onderwijzen ons de Taal.
Ik hoop dat mijn Nederlands niet zo slecht was. :o
tspier, did you read my and evilbu's corrections to your past posts? If not, you should go do that first - practice is good, but not if you're practicing things that haven't been corrected. Case in point, your writing nouns with capital letters, and also your sig.

To answer (was it even a question?), "leren" works for either, but yeah, "onderwijzen" also exists.
I'm sorry. I study German a lot more than I do any other language, so it has a larger impact than any others I might study in that same day. Getting to my point in my first post in this thread, I was trying to say that the verbs "to learn" and "to teach" are different, because I've seen some people say "I learned that to my friend."

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