How to Tell the Time in Dutch

One of the most important things you can learn to do in a new language is to tell the time. After all, you’ll need it if you want to make plans with your new friends! In this post, learn everything you need to tell the time in Dutch—including why half-hours are so important and some … Read more

The 20 Most Common Dutch Verbs

Learning Dutch will help you get around not only the Netherlands, but also Belgium, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, and Suriname. And the uTalk app will help get you started with around 2,500 useful words and phrases from travel to social phrases – all with native speaker audio and lots of pronunciation practice. But, if you’ve covered … Read more

10 reasons to visit… Bruges

Have you ever visited a city that managed to change your mind? I visited Bruges earlier this year. Unfortunately, I’d accidentally timed my visit to coincide with the enthusiastically named ‘Amateur Arts Festival’, and consequently spent Saturday night with tissues rammed in my ears and arms clenching pillows to my head, as my hotel room … Read more

Goal! around the world [Infographic]

Sometimes one word is all you need… With the World Cup getting underway today, here’s how each national team says that all-important word, ‘goal’. You can find this and lots more in our language learning app, uTalk – available to download and start learning right now from the App Store. So whether you’re watching the … Read more

10 reasons to visit… Amsterdam

As part of our non-stop quest to bring you an insiders’ guide to the cultural and linguistic highlights of Europe and beyond, here are my top ten reasons why you should visit Amsterdam. 1. The beautiful canals Of course I knew that Amsterdam was famous for its canals, but I didn’t realise that they’re everywhere. … Read more