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Publisher's Summary

If you want to learn the Dutch language without any previous knowledge, then pay attention....

Do you want to learn Dutch, but don’t know how - or where - to start?

If so, you’ve come to the right place.

The purpose of this audiobook is to show you that you can learn the Dutch language, no matter how hard it might seem in the beginning.

Within this audiobook, you’ll find tiny tasks that will allow you to practice your skills.

You’ll also find many useful words and phrases for reference during your learning and for a long time after.

Many real-life conversations and situations included in this audiobook make it a perfect companion on your learning journey.

This audiobook is divided into three parts:

  • The very basics
  • Grammar
  • Conversation

So, what are you waiting for? Grab this audiobook now, and start learning Dutch today!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Koen Noltus (P)2020 Koen Noltus

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This is a fantastic tool to help learn Dutch.

Dutch short stories is an excellent work for the upper beginner Dutch language learner. The stories are short and engaging. Knowing this register has increased my vocabulary, understanding of Dutch word order, and grammar.

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Very helpful audible for learning Dutch

I picked up Dutch as a quarantine hobby and so I've been studying for about four months. I find the stories in this work perfect for my level, with a lot of user dictionaries. The stories are fun and relatable and neither too long nor too short. There are questions to answer and a brief that retells the story with somewhat harder vocabulary,

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Great audible for intermediate Dutch listen

This work helps intermediate Dutch pupils to gain more vocabulary and become more fluent in the language. An ordinary audible might be too challenging to understand for a beginner or intermediate.

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Excellent resource for early-intermediate Dutch

I find this work very helpful for building vocabulary, understanding of grammar and syntax, and overall installment comprehension. If I were to change anything, I would want the vocabulary section of each story to include the definite articles for all nouns, so it is more natural to acquire the accepted gender of each. Still, two thumbs up!

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short Stories in Dutch

Love listening in Dutch. Sometimes I listen out loud to practice pronunciation. This work is a great help and I'm sure I will express it many times. I will look for a similar audible. I'm also interested in Spanish and French; my Spanish is quite advance, so ordinary divisions do for that. French, I used to be good at but need to revise.

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A great help for applying Dutch language theory

This is an excellent aid to building confidence. It takes basic to intermediate skills and allows you to put your vocabulary and grammar to work as you listen to the meaningful text in interesting stories. The summary of the stories, in Dutch & English, is a great help and the chapter-specific vocabulary lists encourage further reinforcement of your listening.

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Great for beginning and intermediate listening.

This is a fantastic resource for those in the developmental stages of listening to Dutch. While it is for beginners, it is not oversimplified to the point of being tedious or unnatural. Intermediate listening will also find the content to be a useful reinforcement of the language. The stories include vocabulary lists to assist the user as well as English summaries if anything remains unclear.

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Not for absolute beginners

I've been learning Dutch just for fun for several years and was worried that I could easily understand the stories. I do consider myself a beginner (or intermediate), but a true beginner with no background knowledge at all would not be able to understand the stories. This audible is a great supplement to any learning stock that does not provide much listen to practice.

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Dutch For Beginners?

Dutch Short Stories for Beginners, tells 20 short stories all in Dutch with summaries after the stories in both Dutch and English as well as short quizzes and vocabulary words. Unless the user is confidential with Dutch words, these stories are difficult to listening, and seeing the sum of the English summaries makes the collection even more confused.

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Good but not ideal.

It says it’s ideal for the beginner but just made me feel I was so behind and all the studying I did was for nothing.

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  • 12-19-20

Useful Context Dutch audible

I liked the way the Dutch audible is context-driven which is so great as this language is effective and does need context at all times, even after being proved to Dutch for 18 years I have found it hard as the context is really important.

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  • 12-19-20

Really helpful in furthering my Dutch

I found this work a great help in maintaining and furthering my knowledge of the Dutch language. So good to have something in a different arrangement to an audible the chapters are a perfect size to work within as I can. Thank you!

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  • Michael Simister
  • 12-19-20

Great for improving your Dutch

Really helpful work for those wanting to improve their grasp of Dutch, but don't want to read through a bunch of kid's audible. Nicely penned, helpful minutes and vocab lists. Look forward to more in the order.

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  • Katy Sharples
  • 12-19-20

Nice resource to complement listen Dutch

This audible is a nice alternative to complement your lessons. Acquiring a new language has its challenges but if you are motivated and directed, this is the work for you.

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  • Richard Sawyer
  • 12-19-20

Actual Stories to Help You Learn Dutch

Actual Stories to Help You Acquire Dutch I have seen a number of foreign language storybooks. Usually, the story isn't that interesting... and isn't actually even a proper story with a small character arc or some problem to solve. That's why I found these appropriate stories a lot of fun. They are actually real stories, even if they are short. Like in the first story, where a man decides to go to an old friend's wedding even though it is crossed the country,

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  • Sydney Rigby
  • 12-19-20

Excellent resource for early-intermediate Dutch

I find this work very helpful for building vocabulary, understanding of grammar and syntax, and overall rendering comprehension. If I were to change anything, I would want the vocabulary section of each story to include the definite articles for all nouns, so it is easier to listen to the grammatical gender of each. Still, two thumbs up!

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  • Stella Patrick
  • 12-07-20

A very easy guide to Dutch

One of the best audibles I have seen to aid in my learning Dutch on my own. This audible covers all areas and had great examples. It was a very easy audiobook to listen to. I will continue listening to it over and over again to retain all the information in this audiobook.

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  • Karen Newberry
  • 12-07-20

Knowledgeable and key root for deep learning

This audible is a great tool for all those who want to start studying Dutch, or for those who have more advanced studies and want to do a quick review. It has a very useful grammar section, without being specific. This manual presents key elements for those who want to travel to Dutch for vacations, or for those who need to travel for work matters. I would like the format to have a better separation of the subjects so that the listening does not become very boring.

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  • Nick McKechnie
  • 11-21-20

The work is lovely.

I would assume it is not for total beginners, I had some knowledge of dutch and found some of it slightly difficult at first. The descriptions are short as described.

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  • John Stewart
  • 11-21-20

Great Resource to Practice listening Comprehension

This audible is very good for someone with a beginners/intermediate grasp of Dutch looking to develop on their learning journey.