How much time do you spend on Dutch per day?

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

Postby firefly315 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:13 pm

That is still a great opportunity! I'll bet that you will get a job in in The Netherlands later on. Have fun!

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

Postby Jae » Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:53 pm

firefly315 wrote:That is still a great opportunity! I'll bet that you will get a job in in The Netherlands later on. Have fun!


Oh, I'm not looking for a job there. I'm hoping to do some research there someday, or maybe take on a "gastdocentschap" during one of my sabbaticals. But I will definitely have fun! Two months of doing nothing but concentrating on learning Dutch--it sounds like heaven.
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Re: How much time do you spend on Dutch per day?

Postby firefly315 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:51 pm

That sounds great --- and you'll definately get to polish up your Dutch!

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

Postby Dora » Fri Apr 10, 2009 10:11 pm

Firefly,

What programs do you like on Radio Nederland? I listen to it just about every day.

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

Postby firefly315 » Fri Apr 10, 2009 10:43 pm

Hi Dora,

I listen to RadioNL --- "Ik luister Hollandse." Er zijn heel liedjes en het nieuws elke uur en half uur. En met jou?

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

Postby Yehoshua » Tue Nov 24, 2009 6:07 am

I study Dutch for about 8 hours per day plus about 3 or 4 hours of immersion. Some days I don't study at all and watch movies, listen to audiobooks/radio/music for hours on end. I try to put myself in a Dutch environment as much as possible.

My mp3 player is in Dutch, this forum and another one, my operating system (Fedora 12), and search engine. When I can, I'll be using wikipedia and other sites in Dutch too, but I'm not a visitor of many sites really.

The more Dutch the better! :)

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

Postby JazzedPotato » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:42 am

Yehoshua wrote:I study Dutch for about 8 hours per day plus about 3 or 4 hours of immersion. Some days I don't study at all and watch movies, listen to audiobooks/radio/music for hours on end. I try to put myself in a Dutch environment as much as possible.

My mp3 player is in Dutch, this forum and another one, my operating system (Fedora 12), and search engine. When I can, I'll be using wikipedia and other sites in Dutch too, but I'm not a visitor of many sites really.

The more Dutch the better! :)


That's really quite impressive! =D> =D>
(You're making me feel somewhat guilty about my own efforts in learning Spanish now :o :D )

At this rate you'll be speaking and writing Dutch fluently in no time! :thumbsup: :-D
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Re: How much time do you spend on Dutch per day?

Postby Yehoshua » Sat Nov 28, 2009 4:24 am

That's the idea!

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

Postby Dolce » Sun Jan 24, 2010 9:07 pm

I used to spend about 2-3 hours per day here but now as my schedule is pretty busy (getting home at 8 pm every day..) I can't spend as much as I'd like to.


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