Adverbs

Dutch Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

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In this 18th lesson we will explore the Dutch adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use 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.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. 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.

Adverbs List in Dutch

Adverbs Dutch Audio
Alreadyreeds / al
Immediatelyonmiddellijk / meteen
Last nightgisteravond
LaterLater
Next weekvolgende week
Nownu
Soonspoedig / snel
Stillnog / nog steeds
This morningdeze ochtend / vanmorgen
Todayvandaag
Tomorrowmorgen
Tonightvanavond
Yesterdaygisteren
Yetnog / (depends on context)
Anywhereoveral
Everywhereoveral
Herehier
Thereer / daar
Almostbijna
Alonealleen
Carefullyvoorzichtig
Quicklysnel / vlug
Reallyecht
Slowlylangzaam / traag
Togethersamen
Veryzeer / heel / erg
Alwaysaltijd
Nevernooit
Rarelyzelden
Sometimessoms

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Dutch sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Dutch Adverbs in a Sentence

English Dutch Audio
Do you like it here?Hoe bevalt het hier?
See you later!Zie je later!
Thank you very much!Heel erg bedankt
I really like it!Ik vind het echt leuk!

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Dutch

Animals Dutch Audio
AnimalDier
Bearbeer
Birdvogel
ButterflyVlinder
Catkat
Cowkoe
Doghond
Donkeyezel
Eaglearend / adelaar
Elephantolifant
FarmBoerderij
ForestBos
Goatgeit
Horsepaard
InsectInsect
Lionleeuw
Monkeyaap
MosquitoMug
Mousemuis
Rabbitkonijn
Sheep (plural)Schapen
Snakeslang
SpiderSpin
Tigertijger

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Daily Conversation in Dutch

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Dutch Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Dutch

English Dutch Audio
Do you have any animals?Heb jij dieren
Do you sell dog food?Verkoop je hondenvoer
I have a dogIk heb een hond
Monkeys are funnyApen zijn grappig
She likes catsZij houd van katten
Tigers are fastTijgers zijn snel
BadSlecht
HappyVrolijk
SadVerdrietig
Thank you!Dankjewel
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")Graag gedaan
Have a nice day!Een mooie dag verder!
Good night!Welterusten!
Have a good trip!Goede reis!
It was nice talking to you!Het was leuk met je te praten!

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Dutch. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Dutch about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Dutch Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Dutch homepage.

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