Dutch for Reading Knowledge
John Benjamins Publishing, 2012 - Foreign Language Study - 247 pages
This first Dutch for Reading Knowledge book on the market promotes a high level of reading and translation competency by drawing from Dutch grammar, vocabulary and reading strategies, and providing many translation shortcuts and tips when tackling complex texts in Dutch. Aimed at students, researchers and scholars who need to learn how to read and translate modern Dutch texts for their academic research, this book focuses on those areas where the Netherlands plays or has played a leading and innovative role in the world. These areas include architecture, art history, design, the Dutch Golden Age, (post)colonialism, (im)migration, social legislation and water management. For all areas the authors combine profound knowledge of the field with great expertise in teaching Dutch language and culture. This book can be used for a Dutch for Reading Knowledge course or curriculum, and is also highly suitable for self study.
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Apples from the same tree? A contrast analysis of Dutch and English
I Architecture and design
II Secularization social legislation and liberties in Dutch Society
IV The Netherlands a country defined by water
V Postcolonial Netherlands
VI The Dutch Golden Age
Appendix 1 Vocabulary alphabetical
Appendix 2 List of frequently used irregular Dutch verbs
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adjective adverb Allerheiligenvloed Amsterdam answer architect article back Berlage book Chapter Charles Saatchi country Deltaplan Deshima determine different dikes Dutch Design ending English euthanasie example examples find finite verb first position Flood following form found Frits van Oostrom given goed Grammar and translation Grammar exercise Haringvliet Helene Kröller-Müller helping verb important inversion irregular verbs know Lines list main clause main verb maken Marcel Wanders meaning means migranten modal verbs Multatuli Nederland Netherlands noun number object one’s Oosterschelde order paragraph passive voice past participle perfect Plaatsen van herinnering place pluperfect plural prefix preposition present questions read reading Reading Knowledge regular relative pronouns Rem Koolhaas second position sentence sentences separable verbs Shogun show simple past singular sound Strategic reading exercise subclause subclauses subject subordinating conjunction suffix Text I.1 three time transitive translate translated translation exercise Translation warning Underline used uses verbal group vocabulary vowel water written