Dutch Grammar You Really Need to Know (Teach Yourself)

By Gerdi Quist, Dennis Strik

Complete and transparent factors of key grammar styles and constructions are strengthened and contextualized via genuine fabrics. you won't purely methods to build grammar competently, but if and the place to exploit it so that you sound usual and acceptable. Dutch Grammar you actually need to Know might help you achieve the instinct you want to develop into a convinced communicator on your new language.

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F Er staat dat je eerst de boter en dan de suiker erin moet doen. 10. four The passive during this part you will discover common information regarding the passive, and the way to shape the current and imperfect annoying. 10. four. 1 What is it? The passive shape is the other of the lively shape. In energetic sentences the topic (i. e. the individual or factor that the sentence is set) is doing the motion. Conversely, within the passive shape, the topic of the sentences is passive, i. e. present process the motion. The person(s) or thing(s) accountable for the motion is/are known as the agent. The agent is both now not pointed out in any respect in Dutch, or its position is indicated through door + agent. examine: lively: Ik sla mijn kinderen. i'm smacking my young ones. the topic – ik – is doing the motion. Passive: Mijn kinderen worden My young children are being smacked (door mij) geslagen. (by me). The item from the lively sentence – de kinderen – has turn into the topic during this passive sentence. 10. four. 2 Place of agent within the sentence, the word door + agent can both come after the prior participle or it could actually come after the finite verb (note that different percentages additionally exist): Unit 10  Verbs (6) – conditional, zou, notice order, passive a hundred forty five Op oudejaarsavond wordt door veel mensen vuurwerk afgestoken. On New Year’s Eve fireworks are being trigger through many folks. Op oudejaarsavond wordt vuurwerk afgestoken door veel mensen. 10. four. 3 Present and imperfect tenses In those tenses the passive is shaped via a sort of the verb worden and a previous participle: current and imperfect = worden + previous participle Worden is the most verb and alterations its shape reckoning on the topic and the annoying of the sentence. current annoying De was once wordt voor me gedaan. De klanten worden geholpen. The laundry is completed for me. the purchasers are being served. Imperfect Vroeger werd Greetje op institution vaak gepest. De auto’s werden allemaal gecontroleerd. Greetje was bullied often in class. The autos have been all checked. workout 10L Write down in sentences the place the next items are produced, grown, offered or traded. e. g. Swatch horloges/ Zwitserland/ maken Swatch horloges worden in Zwitserland gemaakt. 146 a b c d e Ford auto’s/ Engeland/ produceren. Camembert/ Frankrijk/ maken Tomaten/ het Westland/ kweken Philips radio’s/ over de hele wereld/ verkopen. Aandelen/ de beurs/ verhandelen Exercise 10M swap the next sentences into the lively shape. Use an identical stressful as within the unique sentence. e. g. Anna werd vaak door haar grote broer geholpen. Haar grote broer hielp Anna vaak. a b c d e De reis wordt door Himalayan Treks georganiseerd. De vluchtelingen worden door het Rode Kruis opgevangen. De boot werd door een paar mannen op het strand getrokken. Het eten wordt vanavond door mijn kinderen klaargemaakt. De boeken worden door de studenten vaak te laat teruggebracht. workout 10N solution the next questions utilizing the passive and using the knowledge given in brackets. Use the underlined phrases because the topic. ensure you use the right kind demanding.

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