https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EveAdelle

The Dutch Challenge

I am going to switch my computer and phone's language to Dutch as a challenge to myself. Wish me luck!

December 18, 2014

25 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/het_aapje

Veel succes :D

December 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pschatten

Uitstekend! Dat is ook wat ik heb gedaan vier maanden geleden. Veel succes!

December 19, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/standeman

You say "maanden" in stead of "manden" because "manden" means.... this thing http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/cm/goodhousekeeping/images/GF/Cake%20Basket%20with%20Small%20Riser.jpg

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pschatten

Correct. My keyboard decides to skip letters sometimes...

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/standeman

Okay, just in case you didn't know I thaught I could help you

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pschatten

Much appreciated!

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/connorhay12

Good luck

December 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ruler14222

do the same to Facebook "vind ik leuk"

December 19, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andy.Linde

That's a good idea. Good luck :)

December 19, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crystall614

goed idee! nu heb ik het veranderen ook! (Please correct me if I made mistakes in my Dutch sentence ;) )

December 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/standeman

It is almost correct, except for the last 2 words. What you said was like: "Good idea! No i have too change it!" while it should be: "Goed idee! Nu heb ik het ook veranderd." It is just plain word order, no rules, you just have to remember it. But for veranderen and veranderd there is a rule. You don't want to have the verb, but ther past participle of the verb. How? I've explained it at this discussion already (scroll down to the first comment) https://www.duolingo.com/comment/6044255

December 21, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crystall614

Thanks a lot! really helpful!

December 21, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/standeman

If you have got any more troubles, or you're just curious about what a word means, you can always ask me! Good luck studying!

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/standeman

No problem! As a Dutch person this was the least thing I could do!

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Croften

Really?! wow!!! that's a really nice challenge, I think i might do the same when I am start to feel safe about the language :D

December 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Athletesrun

I did the same thing in Spanish on my phone and tablet. I can't do it on my computer because I am a programmer and I need to understand everything I am reading. Anyways, it's great practice and immersion.

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Egosumego

Haha, fun thing to do. Good luck and have a lingot!

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EveAdelle

Thanks mate.

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dinnernugget

Ik heb dat ook gedaan! Het is niet te moeilijk om het te begrijpen na je de hele boom klaart.

December 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jeykeybb

Veel geluk!

December 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/standeman

In Dutch, we say "Veel succes"

December 25, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arcticwolfpup

I have done that for another language before. Good luck! It can be a lot of fun :)

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/metalheadlady

Great idea. I've done the same with my phone, only to Finnish instead of Dutch. It's difficult at times, but it's good for learning words commonly used on phones.

December 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Saanjhstar

Veel geluk!

December 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/standeman

In Dutch we say "Veel succes".

December 25, 2014
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