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Dutch Resources?

Hello, I'm learning Dutch. Since there are no stories or anything for Dutch in the Duolingo labs, I was wondering if there's any videos or sites or songs or movies or literally anything that you could suggest to help me learn more by listening. I haven't finished my Dutch tree (yet), but I want to find other resources for Dutch, such as Dutch entertainment etc. I was wondering if anyone knows of anything like that? If so please mention!

Dank je wel!

December 15, 2018



You are going to have so much fun ^__^ There is so much great stuff available in Dutch out there.

Some things to start you off:

Het Klokhuis - 15 minute documentaries for older children. Very entertaining, and with the odd song and sketch chucked in. All have Dutch subtitles.

Mini Disco - Songs for small children in many languages, Dutch included. The videos are straightforward but charming animations, the tunes are catchy, the singers are talented, the arrangements are refreshingly unfussy. The Dutch lyrics are usually found in the notes under the videos.

schooltv - Various programmes, for toddlers to 18 year olds. You’re able to search by age group. I’m not certain what proportion of programmes have Dutch subtitles but certainly some of them do.

NPO - Programmes for all ages - tend to have Dutch subtitles. Some programmes can’t be accessed if you’re outside the Netherlands and some I think you have to pay to view. But that still leaves an impressive range of stuff available.

December 15, 2018


These will come in handy, thank you!

December 21, 2018


Learn Dutch with subtitles - Story for Children & Adults "BookBox.com"

December 16, 2018


I don't take dutch but I did compile some resources for you.


See if you can get a radio station to listen to thats in Dutch, I could find Indonesian ones, so I think you can find Dutch ones.


I really like this website


I am not sure what this is, but it looks interesting


Hope this helps you!!

December 15, 2018


Thank you for all the resources!

December 21, 2018


Hallo! I am about to hit 6 weeks of learning Dutch and I personally am a bit spoiled with my options. It just depends on my mood. Of course, I do Dutch lessons on Duolingo every day, but I have a number of other resources outside of and including some I've seen listed already. I personally find that hearing people speak the language helps quite a bit.

Lots of kid's shows (Some Dutch, some not), no subtitles: http://www.kindertube.nl/ (Something to mention is that the full series of Alfred J. Kwak & Boes Boes are on Youtube, but the site hasn't updated those afaik.)

Youtube Disney trailers and songs: https://www.youtube.com/user/WaltDisneyStudiosNL

learndutch.org has some nice Youtube videos

I also like watching Dutch channels such as Ponkers - he does a lot of parody songs and some have nice subtitles such as this: https://youtu.be/uS2Kt0aE1hE (not kid friendly)

BookBoxInc has a lot of Dutch content (they do various languages, I search 'Dutch' and it comes up with multiple stories with subs) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHD0-6opjI0paLJj6P-f2sA

Dutch and Flemish friends recommended this series from their high school days. There are others such as Harry Potter, Star Wars, etc. Just fun parodies in Dutch. I quite like them, but my understanding isn't quite high enough yet. https://youtu.be/wvnBL7LrkEM You can search MasterMovies on Youtube and find others easily.

I also frequent multiple Dutch Reddit subs just to get used to seeing the words frequently and learning new words here and there outside of that.

That's about all I can post for now without taking up the whole page, but hope these resources are helpful to you and others!

December 17, 2018


This is very helpful! Much appreciated.

December 21, 2018


A youtuber I’d recommend is DylanHaegens, he’s the guy who says “Hey mensen”.

December 16, 2018


Try reading and listening to world news in Dutch: https://nos.nl/nieuws/buitenland/

December 16, 2018


I will give it a go! Thank you.

December 21, 2018
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