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I'm practicing Dutch, and I decided to make a paragraph out of what I know. Feel free to comment!

John werd 's ochtends wakker, wreef in zijn ogen en stond op voor het ontbijt. Na een maaltijd met ham en eieren, stond hij op voor school. Het was een excursiedag! Hij ging naar de dierentuin en zag veel dieren. Hij ging naar huis, keek tv tot het avondeten en ging naar bed.

8 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Dutchesse722
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It's a nicely-written paragraph and the grammar and spelling are for the most part correct. Just a few questions: 1) Did his breakfast solely consist of ham and eggs? If so, then it would be "Na een maaltijd van ham en eieren"; 2) Why did he get up (stond op) twice?; 3) Did John really go straight to bed after his "avondeten?" Can you describe what he had for his avondeten? Can you write some more details as to which "dieren" he saw in the "dierentuin?"

8 months ago

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7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BilingualKylo

Well maybe i really can translate it in english:john woke up in the morning, rubbed his eyes and stood up for breakfast.after a meal with ham and eggs, he stood up for school. It was an excursion day! He went to the zoo and saw many animals. He went home, watched TV until dinner, and went to bed.

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hermesianax
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Klinkt goed! Ik heb eigenlijk niks om aan te merken hierop. De zin "het was een excursiedag" klinkt niet als iets wat een Nederlander snel zo zou zeggen, maar het is grammaticaal prima. Misschien is "Vandaag ging hij op excursie met school!", of zoiets.

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BilingualKylo

Nice!!! I wish i could make one of those, but i don't know enough dutch.

7 months ago

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i keep trying to get enough XP to beat my freinds, but i realized it does not help me. I have an XP goal of 30, and i try to maintain streaks. About the XP that i challenge myself to, I just keep doing the 1st lesson over and over again, but it does not help me learn anymore dutch cause i've already done it like 10000 times. But it does give me a lot of XP.

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/phb2013
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When you say you're doing the first lesson over and over again in order to increase your XP numbers it makes me think of someone on a stationary bike peddling like mad and expecting to get from point A to point B. You might find doing Duolingo more rewarding if you focussed, not on how you're doing compared to your friends, but how you're doing in meeting your personal streak and XP challenges (without gaming the system). Learning a new language requires struggle, patience, and perseverance, but when you finally succeed you'll have reason to be proud of yourself.

7 months ago

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"someone on a stationary bike peddling like mad" - Perfect

7 months ago

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goed gedaan!

5 months ago