4 tips on how to watch learn Dutch with YouTube videos

Watching Dutch YouTube videos is a great way to improve your language skills. If you find it difficult to understand what people in the video say, you can turn on the subtitles and you can slow down the audio. And to get a better understanding of new words you can use YouGlish to watch a video with the word in another context. Want to find out how? Then check out the tips below.

Tip 1: Search for YouTube videos with subtitles

  1. Open YouTube and type your search word.
  2. Click Filters and select the Subtitles function.
    Note! Selecting this filter ensures YouTube only lists videos that have proper subtitles.
  3. Select a video from the Search results list.

Tip 2: Slow down the speed

  1. Click the Settings button.
  2. Select Speed and change the setting.

Tip 3: Use the transcript

  1. Click […] on the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Select Open Transcript.
    The transcript appears on the right side of the video.
  3. Click any sentence in the transcript to jump forward or backward in the video.

Tip 4: Listen to the word in another context

  1. Copy a word from the transcript in YouTube.
  2. Type YouGlish in your browser and open the application.
  3. Paste the copied word in the search box.
    The first video appears with the word in another context. The sentence is also displayed as text below the video.
  4. Click the Forward button to watch the word in yet another context.