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Articles before jobs?

In the jobs section it says things like "Ik ben studente" or "zij is schrijfster" I always have said "Ik ben een studente," with the indefinite article - was I doing it wrong??

November 12, 2014



Nope, both are correct. Occupation nouns like these are a special case, in that you can leave out the indefinite article, but it is not obligatory.


Both are correct. Usually we leave out the article if we want to be less specific.

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