Dutch Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Dutch which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Dutch Classes.


Nouns are the most used words in Dutch. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Dutch, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Dutch

Nouns Dutch Audio

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Dutch Nouns in a Sentence

English Dutch Audio
I have a dogIk heb een hond
I speak ItalianIk spreek Italiaans
I live in AmericaIk woon in Amerika
This is my wifeDit is mijn vrouw
This is my husbandDit is mijn man
Can you close the door?Kan je de deur sluiten?


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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Dutch. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Dutch



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Daily Conversation in Dutch

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Dutch Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Dutch

English Dutch Audio
He is a policemanHij is een politieagent
I have a long experienceIk heb veel ervaring
I'm a new employeeIk ben een nieuwe werknemer
I'm an artistIk ben een kunstenaar
I'm looking for a jobIk zoek werk
She is a singerZij is een zangeres
What's that called in French?Hoe zeg je dat in het Frans?
I have a reservationIk heb een reservering / Boeking
I have to goIk moet gaan
Where do you live?Waar woon jij?
Spanish is easy to learnSpaans is gemakkelijk te leren

Fun Facts

Language Quote: ❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞ ‒Frank Smith

Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Dutch about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Dutch Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Dutch homepage.

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