Learn Dutch via email

Get to your Dutch Language goals improving regularly

Combined Shape CopyCreated with Sketch.

Boost your progress with a weekly compilation of video lessons, podcast episodes, dutch grammar, stories, exercise pdfs and much more.

Free, cancel anytime
Combined Shape CopyCreated with Sketch.

Asking questions

Learn how to form questions in Dutch. Sentence structure and interrogatives. Dutch exercises and Dutch grammar explanation


Learn the theory

Forming questions in Dutch: 3 ways

1. Forming a question in Dutch paying attention to the word order:

Learn how to form questions in Dutch. It is easy, you follow the following sentence structure:

  • Verb + subject + rest + rest of verbs


  • Wil je naar mijn feestje komen?

  • Drink je koffie?

  • Heb je het koud?

  • Zijn jullie blij?

  • Is het lekker weer?

  • Hebben jullie een hond?

  • Ben je in Parijs geweest?

2. Dutch interrogatives

Of course you can also use Dutch interrogatives words to form a question in Dutch. Examples are:

  • Wie

  • Who

  • Wat

  • What

  • Waar

  • Where

  • Wanneer

  • When

  • Waarom

  • Why

  • Welke

  • Which

3. Using "toch"

In the video below you will find more information about forming questions in Dutch. You will also learn how to use a third way to form a question, using the Dutch word toch.

Learn Dutch with The Dutch Online Academy. Read grammar explanations in English and Dutch and make Dutch grammar exercises!

Related practice books!

See all books
Digital edition

The present tense in Dutch

With explanations and exercisesGood for:A1A2
  • Pages: 28
  • Price: 2.9
View details
Digital edition


Learn your first vocabulary and useful sentences - includes audioGood for:A1A2
  • Pages: 29
  • Price: 7.95
View details