Louis has been living in the Netherlands for years, but now he finally has his own house. A house with a garden and a shed where he can fix bikes. Across the fence he's getting to know his neighbour Janna. They become friends, and Janna notices that, every now and then, Louis suddenly looks so sad. What could be Louis' problem?
Information for teachers
This is part 1 from the series Nieuwe vrienden, a series of easy readers for adults who are learning Dutch. The Arcos easy readers are specifically designed to make learning a language easier and enjoyable. They offer engaging stories written in a natural, accessible language style. Every single word in these books appears at least 4 times throughout the book, so that you start recognising these words more quickly, which makes the story easier and more pleasurable to read.
CEFR level: A2
Contains a Dutch-English glossary with short examples of phrases or chunks, making it easier for you to find what you need to understand the story.