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Learning Dutch from the Perspective of a Foreigner

                  What does learning Dutch look like from the perspective of a foreigner? Learning Dutch is not the easiest thing that one could experience in life. This may apply to all second languages. Of course, if you dedicate some time and energy to it, you can manage a…
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Gain people’s interest or get into a fight?

You can gain people’s interest or get into a fight by looking into their eyes. Normally, human beings perceive their surrounding world by relying on their sight. But gaining their interest or getting into trouble is basically dependent on how, when, and for how long you do the looking. Keep in mind that looking into…
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The Trouble with Language

Language is a complex thing that helps us communicate. In general, human communication is complicated because you cannot always understand the true meaning of your speaker/writer by looking at the individual words. There are many situations when you might find yourself misunderstood even if the words and expressions of your sentence are just as normal…
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Top 5 things to see and do in Rotterdam – for free

What are the top 5 things to see and do in Rotterdam for free? Before coming to the Netherlands, the first thing that probably comes to mind when you think about this tiny country is Amsterdam. No surprise, as it is the capital city, famous for its canals and coffee shops. But now it is…
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