The Dutch Language: an Introduction/ Workbook 
        Contents 
        Introduction
             The Netherlands 
             History of the Dutch Language
              Language chart
              Language Map
        Chapter 1
        Pronunciation 
         Alphabet 
         Vowels 
             Pronunciations of vowel combinations 
          Consonants 
        Animals 
        Basic Expressions 
             Salutations 
             Greetings 
             Introductions 
             Responses 
             Parting 
        Calendar 
             Days 
            Months 
             Holidays 
            Seasons 
        Geographical terms 
              Directions 
             Provinces  Capital cities  Other cities 
             Netherlands Geography 
             Landmarks 
             Continents  
             Countries   Nationalities 
        Numerals 
             Numbers 
             Ordinal Numbers 
              Parts 

    Chapter 2
    The Jansen Family 
                 Opa Gerrit 
                 Oma Alide 
                 Wim 
                 Greet 
                 Jan 
                 Nico 
                 Emma 
                 Marja 
                 Gerhard 
                 Janny 
                 Thomas 
                 Martin 
                 Saskia 
                 Ahmad 
                 Solange 
         Family Members 
         Verjaardagen 
         What is in a name? 
    De Koninklijke Familie 
         H. M. Koningin  Beatrix 
              Willem-Alexander 
                       Máxima 
              Johan Friso 
              Constantijn 
         Irene 
         Margriet 
              Maurits 
              Bernhard Jr. 
              Pieter_Christiaan 
              Floris 
         Maria Christina 
    Important Royal Events 
 

    Chapter 3
    Sentence Structure 
         Word Order 
   Grammar 
             Grammatical terminology 
              Punctuation 
              Parts of a sentence 
              Parts of speech 
   Pronouns 
              Pronoun functions 
              Personal pronouns 
                      Stressed  Unstressed 
                  Possessive pronouns 
                 Reflexive personal pronouns 
                  Interrogative pronouns 
                 Demonstrative pronouns 
   Verbs 
                Verb terminology 
                 Verb functions/types 
   Verb tenses 
   Regular verbs 
               Present  tense regular verbs 
               Present  tense regular verbs endings 
               Some other regular verbs 
               Active/Passive voice 
          Irregular verbs 
               Present tense of  zijn 
               Present tense of hebben 
          Interrogative verbs 
          Common irregular  verbs 

Chapter  4 
    Time 
         Telling time 
         What time is it? 
         Around the clock 
         Expressions of  time 
    Articles 
          Definite article 
          Indefinite article 
    Nouns 
         Plurals of nouns 
         Adjectives as nouns 
              Inflected adjectives 
              Uninflected adjectives 
         Gender of nouns 
              Gender specific nouns 
    Diminutives 
    Prepositions 
    Shapes and Colors 
         Less common colors 
            Possessive pronouns and colors 

Chapter 5
    Currency 
         Euro Coins 
          Euro Paper currency 
                  ATM’s are hungry 
                  At the currency exchange 
                  At the bank 
    Negatives 
         No 
         Not 
                  Additional negative terminology 
    The Weather 
    Food 
         Opa  loves soup 
         Wim’s lunch 
         Greet’s picnic 
         Janny at the market 
         Marja and fish 
         Martin and tasty things 
         Saskia’s breakfast. 
         Ahmad cooks 
    Weights and Measures 
            Terminology 
                  Mass/Weights 
                  Distance/length 
                  Volume 
                          Prefixes 
                         Temperatures 
                         Symbols 
    The Table 
            A surprise for Oma and Opa 
                 Dinner at Sans Pareil 

Chapter 6
    Transportation 
         Directions 
             Transportation terminology 
     Travel arrangements 
              Types of trains 
    Adverbs 
    Comparatives and superlatives 
    There 
    Imperative verbs       
    Contrasts 

Chapter 7
    Past tense of verbs 
         Verb Stems 
         Past tense of regular verbs 
         Irregular simple past tense 
         Past tense of hebben en zijn 
         Past perfect 
     Modal Verbs 
          Conjugation of modal verbs 
     Infinitive Constructions 
          To use without te 
          Use of te 
    More adjectives 
    Clothing 
     Nouns with articles 
     Materials 

Chapter 8
    Anatomy 
         Anatomical nouns with articles 
     Medical words with articles 
    Future verbs 
         Future tense of zijn 
         Future tense of hebben 
      Verb conjugation in future tense 
    Conjunctions 
    Separable  verbs 
    Inseparable /separable verbs 
    Past participle of separable verbs 

Chapter 9  
    Conditional Verbs 
    Services 
         Nouns with definite articles 
         Telephone conversations 
         Liquids 
         Wim’s office 
         At the hairdresser 
         Hairdresser terminology 
         Hotel 
              Nouns with definite articles 
         The post office 
         Trip for Saskia and Solange 

Chapter 10
    Sports 
         Which sports are being played? 
     Sports Terminology 
          More sports terminology 
    Computers 
    At Oma’s house 
    Food 
         Appetizers 
         Eggs 
         Cheese 
         Poultry 
         Vegetable 
         Spices 
         Desserts 
         Salad 
         Sauce 
         Soup 
         Fish 
         Meat 
              Preparation of meat dishes 
         Fruit 
     Stores 
         Shopping terminology 
         Toiletry articles 

Chapter 11 
    Additional Prefixes
    The school system in the Netherlands
         The classroom
          Jan at  school
          Martin at university 
          Solange teaches the French language 
          Oma and Opa take dance lessons
           Gerhard and Janny Greet takes knitting lessons
          Emma and Marja learn from nature
    Conversations 
        Nico skips school
         Emma does not  like mathematics 
         Oma remembers her first grade
                  Aap,  Noot , Mies…

Chapter 12
    Suffixes 
        The hospital
        A visit to the doctor
        Conversation with the doctor
         Gerhard is sick 
         Wim breaks his leg
         Thomas has a temperature
         A medical emergency on the highway
          The neighbour’s accident. 
    Travel
            Oma and Opa go to Hawaii
          Preparing for the trip
          In the airplane 
            On the beach at Waikiki

Appendix A   
     Less commonly used present tense irregular verbs 
Appendix B   
     Nouns that require de
Appendix C 
     Nouns that require het 
Appendix D        
     Irregular simple past tense 
Appendix E 
     Conjugated verbs 
Vocabulary

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