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At Direct Dutch we love to share free resources for students and lovers of Dutch. So of course it was time for us to start our own YouTube channel. Are you interested in the origin of certain Dutch words? Or would you like to know more about Dutch culture? Please feel free to check out our YouTube channel. Our video’s are mostly in English, so we can explain certain Dutch subjects in depth. We will upload new video’s on a regular basis, so don’t forget to like and subscribe!

New video: Annie MG Schmidt

In our latest video, Yolande talks about Dutch icon Annie MG Schmidt. The books and poems of this beloved Dutch author are great for learning Dutch idiom and lots of new words. Besides this, her work is great fun and reading her books will teach you about 20th century Dutch culture as well!

Almost all Dutch natives grew up with Mrs Schmidt, i.e. her stories, her songs, her poems, her television series, her feature films, her plays and her musicals. When you’re learning Dutch, you can always count on Annie M.G. Schmidt to help you out.

In this video Yolande talks about the famous Dutch author Annie MG Schmidt

Dutch helden (heroes)

In this video Yolande talks about Dutch ‘helden’ (heroes)

LOL versus the Dutch word lol

In this video Ruud compares the abbreviation LOL to the Dutch word lol.


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