Pronunciation of the Dutch alphabet
This video lesson is about the Dutch alphabet and it’s pronunciation. This lesson consists of four parts:
1. The 26 letters of the alphabet are read out in Dutch.
2. Each letter is discussed in detail. The lesson explains why a letter in one situation has a regular pronunciation. And, how it is pronounced in an other situation.
3. The combination of vowels. The Dutch language has a lot of so called diphthongs. Usually quite difficult to pronounce for foreigners.
4. The combination of consonants.
The lesson takes just over 16 minutes, but is a complete lesson for beginners. It is highly recommended to learn the Dutch alphabet and how to pronounce it well in the beginning of your studies. Correcting Dutch pronunciation at a later stage will cost a lot of efforts !