study pack contains a general introduction to the concept of
a standard language.
section is a good starting-point as the ideas and issues it
deals with will also be applicable to your own native language.
You can then read more about the Dutch language area as a whole.
historical overview outlines the main developments of Dutch,
starting around 1000 AD and leading up to the present day.
linguistic developments are put in their proper socio-historical
and cultural context.
set of questions will help you to assimilate the information
presented. You can check your answers and look for additional
information and background material by following the suggested