90% of the Netherland’s population speaks English on a fluent level, which makes practicing the language a bit difficult when you want to put your new language skills into practice. Dutch is one of the easiest languages to learn for especially native-English speakers; besides sentence structure, many words are similar to English. Then there are words in Dutch which cannot be directly translated to English, most famously “Gezellig” like “Hygge” in Danish, is that warm cosy/fun/comfortable feeling/atmosphere you may feel when spending time with your friends/family or doing activities. There are so many excellent schools where you can learn Dutch, also there are groups on Facebook in your city/town where you can meet others wanting to practice your new language, Apps and YouTube videos which you can follow and so on. For now, here are some daily sentences and words which you can already put in practice.Read Common Dutch Sentences/Words
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we wanted to shine a light on some of the Netherland’s most inspirational women both in the past and present day.Read Inspiring Dutch Women – International Women’s Day 2017
There are a few standard emergency numbers, codes, and sounds you should know when moving to the Netherlands.Read Emergency numbers in the Netherlands
There are many online courses and certificates being offered by premier institutions, organizations and companies these days. Some are even free! These courses are a great way to gain specialization in a certain area, bring further value to your company or stay active and improve yourself during periods of unemployment.