Knowing some of the Dutch grammar will help you understand how the language is build up, and it will also help you to understand the
basic phrases better. The Dutch grammar guide presented at LanguageTrav.com should in no way be considered as complete, and if you would
like to acquire an in-depth understanding we recomment you to purchase books or DVDs for further learning.
The good news is that especially when you are traveling to The Netherlands, virtually everyone will speak English as a second language.
However, it is a polite gesture to ask first.
The imperative is used when telling someone what to do. Dutch
imperatives are very straightforward. In singular, the imperative equals
the stem of the verb. The personal pronouns jij and u are
not used. In plural, the imperative equals stem + t. For
However, notice the following exception:
In the case of compound verbs, such as weggaan, the first part
is detached and placed after the word. For example: