The Dutch language belongs to the Germanic language family. It is spoken by approximately 25 million people around the world, primarily in
The Netherlands, Belgium, and Curacao. Some people claim, if you are seeking to get a soar throat, you should start speaking Dutch. This is especially
true for The Netherlands, where the sound g is pronounced extra hard.
Speaking at least some words in the language of the country you are travelling to pays out, it evokes sympathy und understanding. This guide
to the Dutch language aims at providing a basic understanding of the pronunciation, sentences, and grammar. Furthermore, our guide to
streaming audio will enable you to listen to Dutch radio stations live, and our links' section provides other Dutch language resources
on the web.