There are so many free online resources that it is sometimes difficult to know which ones to use, and to identify which ones are good. Cactus has carefully assessed the wide range of free language learning resources available online to provide you with a selection of our most recommended, useful and reliable sources of information for learning Dutch. These can be used as a helpful support to language learning whilst taking one of our face-to-face Dutch courses.
WordReference is a popular bilingual dictionary, and combines its own dictionary with the long-established Collins dictionary. WordReference also includes a useful forum where users can get help with Dutch language related questions.
Reverso is a well-established online bilingual dictionary. It includes an English-Dutch dictionary, along with other handy tools such as a translator and spellchecker.
Synoniemen is an online Dutch synonyms dictionary. In Dutch only.
Verbix is a handy online Dutch verbs conjugator.
Forvo is a free and comprehensive pronunciation guide maintained by native speakers around the world. It includes the pronunciation of more than 3 million words in 325 languages.
Memrise is a popular website and mobile app which enables you to memorise Dutch vocabulary. It is a great and fun way to learn new vocabulary in addition to your language course.
Quizlet is a fun and simple website and mobile app which will help you develop your Dutch vocabulary using flash cards.
Cram has a large list of flash cards to help you learn new Dutch words. It also has a mobile app, so you can memorise Dutch vocabulary anywhere anytime.
Language Guide is a project helping Dutch language students to build their vocabulary using an image and sound dictionary.
Duolingo is a fun mobile app which offers a comprehensive series of vocabulary, pronunciation and translation exercises. It is a great way to practice what you learn during your Dutch evening courses while on the go.