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Government is the fifty-eighth (assuming left to right) skill in the Dutch language tree. It has a total of ten lessons that teach about politics, law, and the structure of the Dutch government and other governments around the world.

LessonsEdit

Lesson 1Edit

  • de veiligheid = safety
  • de wet = law
  • de regering = government
  • de president = president
  • regeren = to rule, govern
  • de premier = prime minister
  • het kabinet = cabinet
  • de minister = minister

Lesson 2Edit

  • de samenleving = society
  • de belasting = tax
  • de oorlog = war
  • de strategie = strategy
  • nationaal = national
  • het advies = advice
  • het leger = army
  • oorlogvoeren = to wage war

Lesson 3Edit

  • de schuld = blame
  • eisen = to demand
  • de verkiezing = election
  • de campagne = campaign
  • stemmen = to vote
  • de stem = vote
  • de partij = party
  • vechten = to fight
  • het debat = debate

Lesson 4Edit

  • het argument = argument
  • het standpunt = standpoint
  • overtuigen = to convince
  • accepteren = to accept
  • onredelijk = unreasonable
  • het gelijk = right

Lesson 5Edit

  • de politiek = politics
  • de kandidaat = candidate
  • de Tweede Kamer = Lower House, Commons
  • de Eerste Kamer = Upper House, Senate
  • het lid = member
  • de leider = leader
  • de lijst = list
  • de voorzitter = chairman

Lesson 6Edit

  • de abdicatie = abdication
  • de prinses = princess
  • de prins = prince
  • de kroning = coronation
  • kronen = to crown
  • de kroon = crown
  • de taak = task
  • het koninkrijk = kingdom

Lesson 7Edit

  • politiek = political
  • het parlement = parliament
  • de steun = support
  • de constitutionele monarchie = constitutional monarchy
  • symbolisch = symbolic
  • de kiezer = voter
  • de republiek = republic

Lesson 8Edit

  • de spanning = tension
  • de staking = strike
  • de crisis = crisis
  • het conflict = conflict
  • het wapen = weapon
  • het geweld = violence
  • verboden = forbidden
  • staken = to strike

Lesson 9Edit

  • de luchtmacht = air force
  • de zeemacht = navy
  • de arrestatie = arrest
  • de oorzaak = cause
  • de bedreiging = threat
  • de betrekking = relation
  • veroorzaken = to cause

Lesson 10Edit

  • de petitie = petition
  • de demonstratie = demonstration
  • de handtekening = signature
  • protesteren = to protest
  • het besluit = decision
  • het plan = plan
  • de rechtbank = court
  • tekennen = to sign

ReferencesEdit

Duolingo Lesson: www.duolingo.com/skill/dn/Politics

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