This second edition of 'Dutch for Dummies' is your friendly basic guide to speak Dutch - quickly and easily! Whether you are a student, a traveller, doing international business, or just want to pick up some Dutch, with this clear, easy-to-follow guide you will progress quickly in the language of Rembrandt and Van Gogh. You'll find basic grammar in clear tables, vocabulary for all situations, such as ordering a meal and writing an email, simplified fonetic transcriptions for the pronunciation of words and the do's and dont's about Dutch life. Margreet Kwakernaak has been teaching Dutch to students from all over the world for more than fifteen years. She is founder and director of Suitcase Talen, a language school based in Almere, the Netherlands.