Efteling

From now on there will be more silence at the start of the video (if possible), so you don’t miss the start and have to wait for the repeat.

tevens = also / besides
pretpark = amusement park / theme park
gewijd aan = dedicated to (wijden = to dedicate)
sprookjes = faerie tales
naast = besides (or “next to”)
uitbeeldingen = depictions
attracties = amusement rides

Hope this helps!

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Haarlem

The photo of this mill is taken by @creature_carvings and is actually just outside of the traditional city center.

binnenstad = town/city center
bezocht = singuar past tense of “bezoeken” (to visit)
behalve = besides
buurt = neighbourhood
vernoemd = singular past tense of “vernoemen” (to be named)
staat = singular present tense of staan (to stand)
staat … bekend als = … is known as
hoofdstad = capital

Hope this helps!

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Schiphol

Well, this lesson explains why you folks had to wait for this video! 😉 buitenlandse = foreign (literally: buiten = out(side) & land)
vriendin = girlfriend
is op bezoek = is visiting (literally: is on (a) visit)
verkennen = to explore
dinsdagochtend = tuesday morning
heb … gehaald = have picked up

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Vouwen

Here’s the next one to practice with!

vouwde = singular past tense of vouwen (to fold)
broeken = UK english: trousers, US english: pants
truien = UK english: jerseys, US english: sweaters
vierkanten = squares
om er vervolgens … mee = to be used subsequently as
stapels = stacks
maken = to make / to create

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Kledingzaak

This time we visit a clothing store!

damesafdeling = women’s department (compound of “dames” (ladies) and “afdeling” (department))
kledingzaak = clothing store
jurken = dresses
rokken = skirts
schoenen = shoes

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Herfst

This weeks videos will be about clothes! Today’s words:

omdat = because
herfst = autumn
begonnen = past tense of “beginnen” (to begin)
beginnen = to begin (in this case “to start”, usually “starten”)
kleden = to clothe
verschijnen = to appear
winterjassen = winter jackets
in het straatbeeld = in the streets (literally: “in the street scene”) Hope this helps!
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Middagmaal

Last “thematic” video for this week. The breaded rolls to the left in the photo are kroketten (croquettes), a popular snack in The Netherlands and sometimes also used as lunch.

sommige = some
mensen = people
eten = to eat
tijdens = during
middagmaal = lunch (but “lunch” is used as well)
anderen = others
tosti’s = grilled ham & cheese sandwich (the ‘s is to make it plural, it’s not possessive)
belegd = to have stuff put on (also “invested”)
kaas = cheese
worst = sausage
hagelslag = chocolate sprinkles, you may know them as donut-topping, but in the Netherlands we love them on bread!

Hope this helps!

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Stomen

Explaining some phrases today as well!
de laatste tijd = lately (literally: the recent time)
geef ik de voorkeur aan = I prefer (literally: I give my preference to)
het stomen = the (act of) steaming
maaltijden = meals (literally: meal times)
meestal = usually
voedsel = food
paprika = bell pepper
zoete aardappel = sweet potato
courgettes = zucchini in US english
aubergines = eggplants in US english
eieren = eggs
Hope this helps!
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Groenteboer

Sorry for the audio artifacts! And yes: groente, groentes and groenten are all the plural version of “vegetables”. And I’ll completely ignore the botanical terms for the vegetable and fruit ones.
groentenboer = greengrocer (literally: vegetable farmer)
handelaar = trader
vind = from “vinden” (to find)
aardappelen = potatoes
wortels = carrots
sla = lettuce
pears = peren
perziken = peaches (come from a can!)
aardbeien = strawberries
Hope this helps!
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Dorst

A fairly short lesson today, where we learn some drinks!

dorst = thirst (while English uses “I’m thirsty”, Dutch uses “I have thirst”)
kiezen = to choose
frisdrank = soft drink / soda pop / fizzy drink, etc.
sinaasappelsap = orange juice (sinaasappel = orange (somewhat old dutch for “chinese apple”) & sap = juice)
drinken = to drink

Hope this helps!

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