Category Archives: Provinces

Laura speaks Dutch #41: The province of Gelderland

After all the celebrations we did in the podcast on Sinterklaas we would easily forget that we still have to finish our tourSource: Wikipedia. The position of Gelderland on the map of the Netherlands through the country. We visited Limburg and now we are going backup up. Above Limburg is Noord Brabant a province we discussed a couple of weeks ago. Above that is my home-province and that is Gelderland. It is a pretty nice and maybe the name doesn’t ring a bell, but when I tell you that Arnhem is the capital many people will have some sigh of recognition. So let’s go home! In a month or so I will do a second podcast on Gelderland, because there is so much more to tell.

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Laura speaks Dutch #38: The province of Limburg

The province LimburgWith loads of extra listeners tuning in, thanks to the article on Reuters, there is a urgent need for a new podcast. The show will be a little bit different, because at the end I will speak the whole story out. That tip I got and I think it is a very valuable addition. So here is the story: We are back on our tour through the Netherlands again and this time we touch base with Limburg. That is the most southern part of our country. The region is different in language and culture, but very valuable to all of us. Read on for the phrases.

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Laura speaks Dutch 31: Zuid Holland

We move along through the Netherlands and meet a whole new province called “Zuid HollanDe provincie Zuid Hollandd”. This province also contains our political capital The Hague, but also cities like Rotterdam, Gouda, Schiedam, Vlaardingen, Zoetermeer and more. This lessons walks you through a couple of highlights. As usual we have the details of the lesson available online so you can read it as well:

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