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Dutch For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-51986-8
Paperback
394 pages
January 2012
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started 7

Chapter 1: You Already Know Some Dutch 9

Chapter 2: Low-cal Grammar: Just the Basics 27

Chapter 3: Number Magic: All Kinds of Counting 49

Part II: Dutch in Action 65

Chapter 4: Greetings and Introductions 67

Chapter 5: Getting to Know Each Other Better 85

Chapter 6: Enjoying a Meal and Eating Out 99

Chapter 7: Shopping ’til You Drop 131

Chapter 8: Making Leisure a Top Priority 149

Chapter 9: When You Have to Work 177

Part III: Dutch on the Go 199

Chapter 10: Money, Banks, and Post Offices 201

Chapter 11: Asking for Directions 215

Chapter 12: Staying in a Hotel 231

Chapter 13: Using Transport 249

Chapter 14: Coping with Emergencies 283

Part IV: The Part of Tens 303

Chapter 15: Ten Ways to Pick Up Dutch Quickly 305

Chapter 16: Five Things You Should Never Say 309

Chapter 17: Ten Favourite Dutch Expressions 311

Chapter 18: Ten Public Holidays to Remember 315

Chapter 19: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Professional 321

Part V: Appendixes 325

Appendix A: Dutch Verbs 327

Appendix B: Minidictionary 341

Appendix C: About the CD 355

Index 357

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