• James Pearson started the topic Cohesion in the forum Cohesion 6 years, 3 months ago

    Compare the following two Dutch texts. The content of the texts is identical, but they appear to be quite diferent. The first one comes across as a more readable and interesting text than the second.
    Monique Witteman uit Utrecht houdt van katten. Ze heeft een bijzondere hobby: zij schrijft poes Barend in voor elke poezententoonstelling in haar…[Read more]

  • Introduction
    Some Dutch verbs have a complex structure, e.g.: oversteken, voorstellen, plaatsvinden, aankomen. Verbs which are structured like this are called separable verbs, because the first element, the so-called prefix, can be separated from the verb. The prefix of each of these verbs (over-, af-, plaats- and aan-) are also words in their…[Read more]

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