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I am a native speaker of Dutch who has studied German at university and has lived and worked in Germany for nine-and-a-half years. (I actually teach in German.) When I was at school (in Flanders), German was regarded as a difficult language, i.e. more difficult than English, even though the similarities between Dutch and English are fewer than those between ...


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This is actually a loaded question. The short answer to your question is of course: Yes, they are quite similar, in the way portuguese is similar to spanish. But, also, yes, if you want to talk to a Dutsh person (in Dutch rather than English) you need to learn the language, because the similarities will only get you so far. A more hidden aspect of your ...


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