Self-Study Dutch NT2
Free online course for beginners
- Verb Conjugation
Site in English to look up conjugation of Dutch verbs.
- De Delftse Methode Grammar
Dutch grammar often seems confusing, but the rules are relatively simple. The grammar rules are explained by means of examples from the course book texts.
- Letter Bank
Concepts and examples of all kinds of correspondence, including job applications, invitations etc.
- Language Shop
Site, jointly developed by the University of Amsterdam and the Hogeschool Amsterdam, especially for university level NT2 students, with information about writing academic texts, but also about presenting etc. Level C1
- Teleac Language Games
Exercising with words to different themes, in different kind of games, also synonyms and spelling.
- Channel RTL4 News
Website for RTL4 news
Overview of all Dutch papers with an on-line version. Headlines for all major Dutch papers. Click on the headline to read the article.
- Van Dale Dictionary
Free online dictionary.
- Pocket Dictionary Dutch as a Second Language
Contains 14,000 words which are explained in Dutch without use of difficult words. Includes CD-rom with pronunciation of the words.
To look up abbreviations.
Speaking + pronunciation
A free, open source software for recording and editing sounds in Linux, Mac OS X, and other operating systems. Record and listen to yourself.
- School TV
Educational videos at different levels. First, choose schooltv gemist. Then choose PO for CEF level A2/B1, VO for level B1/B2 and VO for CEF level B2/C1.
- 2bDutch: Subtitled Videos
Subtitled videos (different languages, different themes) to improve listening skills, expand vocabulary and learn about Dutch culture. Level A1/A2
- NOS Children’s News
Weekly episodes of the children’s news.
- NOS News
Headlines, news in different categories, including videos.
- Uitzending Gemist
Dutch public TV-channels site, to retrieve and watch missed programs.
- De Delftse Methode: Tutorial
Tutorial for Delftse Methode
- De Delftse Methode: Online
Register for language, pronunciation and grammar training on this website. A fee is charged for the training.
- Educatie Eigen Start
General Dutch language development
- Staatsexamen NT2
Information about State Exam NT2
- Dutch as a Second Language All kinds of NT2 methods and courses. On-line vocabulary training, word games and quizzes about Dutch culture.
- Staatsexamen NT2
Information about the Netherlands and learning the Dutch language. Also listening to texts, short stories and songs (while reading the lyrics). Includes links to other websites.
- NT2 Language Menu: Self Study All Skills
All kinds of exercises up to CEF level A2/B1. Test your knowledge of the Netherlands.
- Dutch Museums
Information about Dutch museums
- The Dutch National Anthem
Site, explaining the Dutch national anthem.
- NT2 Exam Preparation
Site with information about the Dutch Staats Examen II and free downloads of tests.