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Utrecht University joins the AI-translator race

There is nothing more frustrating than a vending machine eating your coins but refusing to deliver the snack or drink. In all...

TaalThuis takes opportunity to offer online courses amidst pandemic

Staying inside doesn’t mean we have to stop learning. That’s why TaalThuis is continuing to offer their intensive, small-group learning courses online....

Literacy and Numeracy skills are key in Utrecht

Around 2.5 million people in the Netherlands have great difficulty reading, writing and or calculating. For them, e-mailing with organizations is not that simple. For...

Babah Tarawally in Utrecht

Just a reminder that Babah Tarawally will be examining how you can escape black-and-white thinking during a discussion atTaal Doet Meer College Babah Tarawally will...

Babah Tarawally in Utrecht

A question from our friends at Taal Doet Meer How do you escape black-and-white thinking? To find out? On Thursday 31 January 2019 you are...

Utrecht needs Language volunteers

I have written before about the excellent work of Taal Doet Meer who help with language learning for non-Dutch speakers. Their work is never ending,...

Taal Doet Meer in Utrecht as Language Does More

Here we have an update from Taal Doet Meer of work done and work about to be done. I cannot praise Taal Doet Meer highly...

Dutch language under siege in Utrecht

There has been an article on the BBC News website that could be alarming to some. Dutch is no longer being used to teach in...

Utrechters need to talk to Utrechters

 Utrecht language for young and old For more than 30 years Taal Doet Meer has been working promoting the teaching of the Dutch language to...

Taal Doet Meer works its Magic

Utrecht Library sees a new Taalcafé or Language Café at Kanaleneiland. The first experiences from the new Language Café In addition to our language cafés in...

Utrecht fights low literacy and computer knowledge

We have already written about the work the library is doing in this area, but during this Week of Literacy, various other activities are...

Week of Literacy at Bibliotheek Utrecht

This week is the Week of Literacy, organized by the Reading and Writing Foundation. There will be many activities around language and computing and...

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The age of dragons and georeferencing

This article is about georeferencing old maps which allows to compare them to new ones. Georeferencing is conducted by Utrecht University and is an interactive method which gives access to the old and new maps of the university library's collection.

The witch weighing house near Utrecht

In Oudewater near Utrecht, there still stands a weighing house. In the 16th century this weighing house produced not-a-witch certificates.

Coronavirus cases rising in Utrecht: All you need to know

The graph of coronavirus cases in the Netherlands is going up at a very fast rate. According to the latest data released...

Beer and Bitterballen

Dutch cuisine is not really the most mouth-watering in the world. But the beer-bitterballen combination is a delicious exception