Learning at least some of the Dutch language is an invaluable tool for helping you to feel more at home in the Netherlands. However advanced or amateur your Dutch is right now, our articles below will show you how to improve it.
You need not have any concerns about day to day communication when you first enter the Netherlands, since the standard of English is extremely high here. However, it is handy for total beginners to store a few ‘essential Dutch expressions‘ up their sleeves before they arrive. If Dutch seems very alien to you, have a look at the list of English words and phrases derived from it; The languages have more in common than you might think!
If you are planning to live and work here for several years, then you may want to converse fluently with your colleagues in the Dutch language. This article will show you ‘how to learn Dutch‘ and help you decide which level to aim for. Veel plezier!