Dutch, Conversational

Dutch, Conversational

Learn to Speak and Understand Dutch with Pimsleur Language Programs
  • This Edition: CD
  • Lessons: 16
  • ISBN: 9780743552523
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  • List Price: $49.95

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Description

Includes 16 lessons on 8 CDs

Dutch is the official language of the Netherlands and is one of three official languages in Belgium, where it is called Flemish. Pimsleur's Dutch teaches Standard Dutch, or "Newsreader Dutch," which is widely understood and accepted in the Netherlands. Dutch and Flemish are mutually intelligible.

Dutch, Conversational

-Sixteen, 30-minute lessons of spoken Dutch language instruction. These sixteen lessons are the same as the first sixteen lessons of Pimsleur's 30-Unit Comprehensive Program.
-Each lesson includes an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures and includes practice for vocabulary introduced in previous lessons.
-Essential grammar and vocabulary. Topics include: greetings, numbers, meals, shopping, telling time, scheduling activities, and asking and giving directions.
-No mindless repetition! Converse with native speakers in natural (and useful!) conversations.
-Easy, fast, fun and effective language acquisition.
-Completely Audio - anytime, anywhere. No computer necessary! Unlike expensive software programs which tie learners to a computer, Pimsleur courses are available in CD or mp3 format to meet your needs.

Pimsleur® equals success. Just one 30-minute lesson a day gets you speaking and understanding like no other program.

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PimsleurDutch, Conversational
 
4.4

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

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    (4)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • It works (6)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Portable (5)
  • Perfects accent (4)
  • Fun (3)

Cons

  • No writing component (3)

Best Uses

  • Self-improvement (4)
  • Business/work (3)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Business person (3), Traveler (3)

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5.0

Excellent!

By Joolsje

from CA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Fun
  • It Works
  • Perfects Accent
  • Portable

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dutch, Conversational:

      Easy to understand and fun to learn! I wish there was one for Flemish.

       
      4.0

      Smooth and Easy, Step by Step

      By Randy

      from Florida

      About Me Military personnel, Student, Traveler

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to use
      • Fun
      • It Works
      • Portable

      Cons

      • Expensive
      • No Flashcards
      • No Vocabulary Book
      • No writing component

      Best Uses

      • Improve Listening
      • Just for fun
      • Self-improvement
      • Travel

      Comments about Dutch, Conversational:

      I use the CDs to and from work every day, about 40 minutes each way. I'm in the military and I took a placement test, after 2 months of studying I tested at a basic qualifying rate which was awesome for me. There is lots of review material lesson to lesson. I normally listen to the same lesson twice a day and can move on to the next lesson the next day.

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Just what I needed

      By Ex Pat Mark

      from Amsterdam

      About Me Business person

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to use
      • It Works

      Cons

      • No writing component

      Best Uses

      • Self-improvement

      Comments about Dutch, Conversational:

      I've lived in Holland for a few years now and this course is really helping me to refine my conversational skills.

      I was using another corse, Babble.com, and it was a complete waste of time and money. Their conversations consisted of swimming, making pancakes, buying sour plums and going shopping with my aunt. 100% unhelpful!!!

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Awesome product.

      By Donna

      from Georgia

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Dutch, Conversational:

      I knew no Dutch when I began. Not even hello. This is definitely the best program for someone like me. I learn in my car on the way to and from work. That's it, and it is definitely working. I already know a lot of phrases after only 4 weeks.

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Hearing language is key

      By Jay

      from NYC

      About Me Business person

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • It Works
      • Perfects Accent
      • Portable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Business/Work
        • Self-improvement

        Comments about Dutch, Conversational:

        Hearing the language is the most important, and this is the way to do it. Please release Phase 2.

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