Concern for Earth where we live in
Be aware of the global warming
Plant more trees instead of cutting them down.
Sovereign: Queen Beatrix (1980)
Prime Minister: Mark Rutte (2010)
Land area: 13,104 sq mi (33,939 sq km); total area: 16,033 sq mi (41,526 sq km)
Population (2009 est.): 16,715,999 (growth rate: 0.4%); birth rate: 10.4/1000; infant mortality rate: 4.7/1000; life expectancy: 79.4; density per sq km: 491
Capital and largest city (2003 est.): Amsterdam (official), 737,900; The Hague (administrative capital), 465,900
Other large cities: Rotterdam, 600,700; Utrecht, 263,900; Eindhoven, 206,900
Monetary unit: Euro (formerly guilder)
How do you keep your precious memories?
How do you keep memories like letters, photographs, recording, etc. These are some of the things you valued, treasured and never want to lose. To keep pictures, we have albums. But we do not know if these will stay forever because pictures fade away. Another is to store them in a safety place. Having a personal page is the safest place. The things you left behind will always be preserved.
MyHeartwill is the place where you can keep your precious memories safe for the future. They keep letters, photographs, recording and copies of memorabilia. A place where your loved ones can find you when you are gone. On Living On is a new kind of will beyond legalities. It is about passing on a will from the heart---emotional wealth.
For fun memories visit their Facebook.
Accidents happen anytime, anywhere.
Last week the snow was 15 centimeters thick. The kids were happy. They played on the snow. They made snowman. Many people had hoped for a white Christmas but it did not happen because in the afternoon of the 25th the snow started to melt. So, no white Christmas.
On the other hand so many car accidents happened in the different places in the country because drivers found it difficult to drive. They are not used to drive on the snow because we seldom have snow here. If you encountered accident in your car or work , do you have an accident lawyer who can help in your papers? Having a good accident lawyer is very important. They can help you on your legal rights and get the justice you deserve.
The snow has totally melted, no more snow. Good for me because I do not like snow and besides they cause accidents.
Do you like snow?
DUTCH COUNT NUMBERS
EXERCISE 15, Count Numbers
ANSWERS, Exercise 15:
1.) vijfenveertig 16.) 25
2.) tien 17.) 15
3.) vijftien 18.)100
4.) achttien 19.) 34
5.) negenennegentig 20.) 16
6.) twaalf 21.)11
7.) achtentachtig 22.) 6
8.) drieenzeventig 23.) 18
9.) drie 24.) 13
10.) twintig 25.) 67
11.) eenendertig 26.) 89
12.) veertig 27.) 96
13.) twee 28.) 50
14.) achtentwintig 29.) 68
15.) negenenvijftig 30.) 80
DUTCH MATH, Count Numbers:
Give the correct answers:
1.) 45 - 16.) vijfentwintig -
2.) 10 - 17.) vijftien -
3.) 15 - 18.) honderd -
4.) 18 - 19.) vierendertig -
5.) 99 - 20.) zestien -
6.) 12 - 21.) elf -
7.) 88 - 22.) zes -
8.) 73 - 23.) achttien -
9.) 3 - 24.) dertien -
10.) 20 - 25.) zevenenzestig -
11.) 31 - 26.) negenentachtig -
12.) 40 - 27.) zesennegentig -
13.) 2 - 28.) vijftig -
14.) 28 - 29.) achtenzestig -
15.) 59 - 30.) tachtig -
ANSWERS, exercise 15
1 – één 51 – éénenvijftig
2 – twee 52 – tweeënvijftig
3 – drie 53 – drieënvijftig
4 – vier 54 – vierenvijftig
5 – vijf 55 – vijfenvijftig
6 – zes 56 – zesenvijftig
7 – zeven 57 – zevenenvijftig
8 – acht 58 – achtenvijftig
9 – negen 59 – negenenvijftig
10 – tien 60 – zestig
11 – elf 61 – éénenzestig
12 – twaalf 62 – tweeënzestig
13 – dertien 63 – drieënzestig
14 – veertien 64 – vierenzestig
15 – vijftien 65 – vijfenzestig
16 – zestien 66 – zesenzestig
17 – zeventien 67 – zevenenzestig
18 – achttien 68 – achtenzestig
19 – negentien 69 – negenenzestig
20 – twintig 70 – zeventig
21 – éénentwintig 71 – éénenzeventig
22 – tweeëntwintig 72 – tweeënzeventig
23 – drieëntwintig 73 – drieënzeventig
24 – vierentwintig 74 – vierenzeventig
25 – vijfentwintig 75 – vijfenzeventig
26 – zesentwintig 76 – zesenzeventig
27 – zevenentwintig 77 – zevenenzeventig
28 – achtentwintig 78 – achtenzeventig
29 – negenentwintig 79 – negenenzeventig
30 – dertig 80 – tachtig
31 – éénendertig 81 – éénentachtig
32 – tweeëndertig 82 – tweeëntachtig
33 – drieëndertig 83 – drieëntachtig
34 – vierendertig 84 – vierentachtig
35 – vijfendertig 85 – vijfentachtig
36 – zesendertig 86 – zesentachtig
37 – zevenendertig 87 – zevenentachtig
38 – achtendertig 88 – achtentachtig
39 – negenendertig 89 – negenentachtig
40 – veertig 90 – negentig
41 – éénenveertig 91 – éénennegentig
42 – tweeënveertig 92 – tweeënnegentig
43 – drieënveertig 93 – drieënnegentig
44 – vierenveertig 94 – vierennegentig
45 – vijfenveertig 95 – vijfennegentig
46 – vierenveertig 96 – zesennegentig
47 – zevenenveertig 97 – zevenennegentig
48 – achtenveertig 98 – achtennegentig
49 – negenenveertig 99 – negenennegentig
50 – vijftig 100 - honderd
After two and a half months of waiting, finally our dining table is delivered last Friday. We are very happy to have the table. I can buy now new place mats for our new dining table. I went on shopping yesterday. There were so many people shopping for Christmas. I have got headache from going in and out from one shops to another. So, after two hours of shopping I decided to go home. I wanted to buy place mats, dinnerware, and table runner. I bought a silver table runner because our table is black tempered glass and has silver metal legs. We have to change our old plastic place mats. So, I bought seven pieces of black cotton place mats. After placing the place mats, we found out that the table looks very dull. I think red place mats will match the black tempered glass table. I was also looking for flatware. But I could not decide which one to buy. I told my hubby to search in the internet, the dinnerware and flatware he wanted. He came across this website Home Laughlin Fine China. So many designs to choose from their collections. This is the place to shop because of the following conditions like:
No Hassle Return Policy
Lifetime Replacement Program
Thus, for your dinnerware and flatware visit their website.
Welcome 2010 with new style.
What are you going to do when you have a headache accompanied by dizziness?
Headaches and dizziness occur most often. Illnesses that can cause dizziness includes low blood pressure, fevers, depression, stress, etc. Speaking of stress, I am so stressed since we moved here. I have to adjust my new neighborhood. We have to do many things like buying furniture and decorating the house for Christmas. Our couch will be delivered next year somewhere in February. This afternoon I was out shopping for gifts. I wanted to buy gifts for my children. My hubby looked after the kids. He did not go to work today because of the thick snow. It was very dangerous to drive. I have to buy some things for Christmas. I was looking for accessories like Christmas place mats, lights etc. Our dining table was delivered last Friday so I wanted new place mats. After few hours of shopping I felt dizzy and had a headache. To be honest, I do not like shopping. It is tiresome going in and out from one shop to another. Guess, what I bought? I went home without the place mats and the things I wanted to buy. I bought the things which were not on my list. When I arrived home I immediately took paracetamol. I went to bed. My hubby cooked our dinner. After eating our supper I felt better. Now I sit behind the computer, check my mails and want to update my blog.
It was a stressful afternoon.
Everybody needs security. There are different ways to feel secure. To have your things secured and risk-free you must have insurance like car, business, house, disability, legal, insurance etc. We have different kinds of insurance here. I have been looking for car insurance because the car insurance of my friend expires this month. She asked me to look for experts who knows best about car insurance. After several days of searching and reading reviews in the internet, I came across several companies. They offer various car insurance. She wants to trade in her car. She is looking for an insurance that gives more extras like fire, loss or damage, etc. Choosing an insurance company who gives the right and good services is not easy. There are so many companies to choose from like Motor Trade Insurance. You must also consider the premium you pay every month.
Does anyone there know about motor trade insurance?
Do you have car insurance?
Do you feel safe when you have car insurance?
ENGLISH-DUTCH VOCABULARY 8: parts of the house and the things inside
EXERCISE 14, parts of the house and the things inside
ANSWERS of exercise 14, parts of the house and the things inside
1. raam 16. deur
2. dak 17. zolder
3. tafel 18. eerste verdieping
4. salon tafel 19. woonkamer
5. badkamer 20. keuken
6. lepel 21. borden
7. huis 22. vensterbank
8. kelder 23. trap
9. plafond 24. muur
10. drempel 25. regenpijp
11. spiegel 26. douche
12. lichten 27. vork
13. emmer 28. fornuis
14. magnetron 29. vriezer
15. afwasmachine 30. wasmachine
ENGLISH-DUTCH VOCABULARY 8: Parts of the house and the things inside
Translate the following into dutch:
1. window - 16. door -
2. roof - 17. attic -
3. table - 18. first floor -
4. salon table - 19. living room -
5. bathroom - 20. kitchen -
6. spoon - 21. dishes -
7. house - 22. windowsill -
8. basement - 23. stair -
9. ceiling - 24. wall -
10. threshold - 25. drainpipe -
11. mirror - 26. shower -
12. lights - 27. fork -
13. bin - 28. oven -
14. microwave - 29. freezer -
15. dish washer - 30. washing machine -
ANSWERS, exercise 14
English - Dutch Vocabulary:
EXERCISE 13, Vowel Combinations:
ANSWERS, exercise 13
1. rauw 16. wantrouwend
2. plooi 17. meest
3. eigenlijk 18. vreselijk
4. kabouter 19. trein
5. vouwen 20. scheur
6. staan 21. schuur
7. ruiken 22. bloeien
8. stoep 23. loopt
9. straat 24. sneeuw
10. bijt/beet 25. ijsbreker
11. neus 26. kook
12. muur 27. reus
13. boek 28. eieren
14. pijl 29. peil
15. meet 30. deur
Fill in the correct vowel combinations (aa, ee, oo, uu, ei, au, ou, ij, eu, oi, oe, ui)
1. r__w (raw) 16. wantr__wend (suspicious)
2. plo__ (fold, wrinkle) 17. m__st (most)
3. __ genlijk (actually) 18. vresel__k (horrible)
4. kab__ter (gnome, elf) 19.tr__n (train)
5. v__wen (fold) 20. sch__r (split, crack)
6. st__n (stand) 21. sch__r (barn)
7. r__ken (smell) 22. bl__men (bloom)
8. st__p (sidewalk) 23. l__pt ( walks)
9. str__t (street) 24. sne__w (snow)
10. b__t (bite) 25. __sbreker (icebreaker)
11. n__s (nose) 26. k__k (cook)
12. m__r (wall) 27. r__s (giant)
13. b__k (book) 28. __eren (eggs)
14. p__l (arrow) 29. p__l (level)
15. m__t (measurement) 30. d__r (door)
a - man, bank, sla
e - pen, ben, mes
i - kip, tip, vis
o - top, dop, kop
u - put, mug, bus
aa - maan, baan, slaan,
au - blauw, lauw, pauw
ou - touw, mouw, trouwen, houten
ui - uien, buien, huilen, bruilen,
ie - vies, kies, triest,
ij - ijs, blij, bij, mij
ei - eieren, klein, brein,
ee - meent, teen, been,
eu - neus, keus, reus
oo - kook, koop, loop
oe - koek, soep, stoep
uu - puur, duur, zuur
eu - deur, veul, peul
Last Saturday November 28, was the final show of the tv program "Het Beste IDEE van Nederland" means "The Best Idea in the Netherlands". They looked for new inventors. We followed this show. I find it very interesting to watch new inventions or ideas to solve our problems or lessen them. There were 6,412 ideas. There were 6 new inventors in the final show. The winning entry was the Zzzleeplight. This Zzzleeplight that slowly extinguishes and produces a soothing sound was created by three children Siem, Camiel and Merlijn. They received 25,5% votes from the viewers. They won 25,000 euros and a contract that this product will be in the market.
Nowadays you can buy everything online.
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It is tiresome when you travel especially by plane. You have many things to arrange. You should arrange a hotel, travel insurance, car etc. One thing that you must think ahead when you arrive at your destination is transportation. Do you have a car waiting for you at the airport? Do you have someone who will pick you up? Do not be a burden to your family, friends or even businees partners to pick you up. You can book a car online.
Spain Car Hire the first choice of car hire and rentals in the United Kingdom, Europe and world wide. They have cars for rent at affordable prices. So easy, just visit their website, type the name of the Airport and click the destination, there you can see the cars for hire. They also offer airport parking which you can book online and travel insurance. See to it that you have travel insurance. You should have a good travel insurance coverage especially when you go on winter sport which expose you to high risk in injury.
Plan things ahead before you travel. BestCarHire is there for you.
I was happy when I read the e-mail from Socialspark that they approved my blog. I submitted this blog 3 days ago. They immediately approved my blog. My other blog "My Life in HoLLand", it took 5 weeks before they approved it. It was many times rejected. You knew already when it is rejected. It doesn't meet their requirements. Anyway, this blog is now ready to receive opps. I am also ready to promote the products and services of the advertisers. So, common now opps, I am ready.
Are you safe in your own house?
Do you feel safe?
Are your home and family safe?
How do you protect your home or vacation home?
We have just moved to our new house. The previous owners asked if we wanted the alarm since it was not a part of the house. They bought it separately. So, we replied "yes". We feel the need to have it. So, we took it over.
Nowadays, we do not feel safe in our own house because of burglary and other crimes. We hear news from radios and televisions about burglary.
Protect your home and family by having this home security Bakersfield.
When vacation time is over, then your vacation home is vacant. No one guards. You should take some security measures to guard your home. Using the right security system is a must.
Here are some steps to protect your vacation home.
1. have a good guard. Choose the expert, ADT Home Security
2. have the right security devices. High-decibel alarm system siren, motion detector serves as interior trap, yard sign and window decals, etc.
3. have your home secured 24/7
4. have an easy to operate equipment. Keychain remote control makes it easy to operate and the use digital keypad
5. have a quick alarm response. ADT technicians will alert the authorities right away when they receive home security alarm.
You can choose from three ADT monitoring packages which you think you need.
Need more information about this, contact the ADT local dealers.
Are you looking for unique gifts for this Christmas season?
Personalized gifts are very impressive. I find personalized gifts very awesome in the sense that the time spent in making it, was very wonderful. When someone made it for you then you are very special. To give you an idea what to give to your friends and loved ones for this coming Christmas, these personalized ornaments are highly recommended. They also have baby ornaments like this:
We have just moved into our new house two weeks ago. In our new place we have many internet providers. They offer different internet bundles. So, we have many choices and we do not know which one is the best. While I was searching in the internet for the best provider I came across this Clear Wireless Internet provider. I signed up and was amazed about the packages and deals they gave. We signed up for Bundler 3, all-in home internet, mobile internet and home phone. We saved up to 40% and is unlimited.
Currently everybody is fanatic in downloading films, music, video clips etc. Having this Wimax Philadelphia, downloading is very fast. We were very glad that we chose Clear Wireless Internet because they provide super fast 4G service what we expected. It is also very convenient to have Clear Wireless mobile service, the usb modem is small that fits in your pocket, simply plug it into your laptop and there you get super fast wireless internet. The connection and speed of downloading are very fast whether you are in your house, car or anywhere. Visit their website to learn and know more about clear internet bundles. Sign up now for Clear today!
One of the dutch food is herring. Herring is the most popular fish and the most typical, traditional and oldest street food in the Netherlands.
DUTCH LANGUAGE: masculine - feminine name calls
ANSWERS, exercise 12
1. oma 16. broer
2. ooi 17. hommer/hom/gelt
3. koe 18. poes
4. aap 19. vader
5. koe 20. meisje
6. lerares 21. leeuw
7. pop 22. hen
8. keiler/ever 23. duivin
9. koningin 24. ram
10. student 25. rekel
11. echtgenote 26.klasgenoot
12. man 27. hengst
13. mevrouw 28. eend
14. boer 29. vriendin
15. herten/koe 30. beer
Masculine-Feminine name calls:
Give the masculine or feminine name calls or vice versa of the following people and animals:
1. opa - 16. zus -
2. ram - 17. kuitvis -
3. bol - 18. kater -
4. apin - 19. moeder -
5. stier - 20. jongen -
6. leraar - 21. leeuwin -
7. kanariepiet - 22. haan -
8. bagge - 23. doffer -
9. dar - 24. ooi -
10. studente - 25. moervos -
11. echtgenoot - 26. klasgenote -
12. vrouw - 27. merrie -
13. meneer - 28. woerd -
14. boerin - 29. vriend -
15. hert - 30. berin -