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.
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.
|Already||reeds / al|
|Immediately||onmiddellijk / meteen|
|Next week||volgende week|
|Soon||spoedig / snel|
|Still||nog / nog steeds|
|This morning||deze ochtend / vanmorgen|
|Yet||nog / (depends on context)|
|There||er / daar|
|Quickly||snel / vlug|
|Slowly||langzaam / traag|
|Very||zeer / heel / erg|
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.
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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.
|Eagle||arend / adelaar|
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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!
|Do you have any animals?||Heb jij dieren|
|Do you sell dog food?||Verkoop je hondenvoer|
|I have a dog||Ik heb een hond|
|Monkeys are funny||Apen zijn grappig|
|She likes cats||Zij houd van katten|
|Tigers are fast||Tijgers zijn snel|
|You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")||Graag gedaan|
|Have a nice day!||Een mooie dag verder!|
|Have a good trip!||Goede reis!|
|It was nice talking to you!||Het was leuk met je te praten!|
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.