Pole Wins Dutch Language Contest

(c) theswaggernews.com

(c) theswaggernews.com

Karolina Jagiełło has lived in the Hague for only four years but has already mastered the Dutch language to perfection. Dutch media report that the young Polish girl won a dictation competition for children, organised in the capital of the Netherlands. The girl made only three mistake thus beating the thirty other finalists. She can now holds the title of the “greatest expert on spelling in the Hague”. “I am very surprised and happy,” says the proud 12-year-old. “Spelling and language have never been a problem for me. You just have to concentrate and think,” she adds. Karolina hopes that her victory will change the perception of Polish people in the Netherlands for the better. Her win shows that Polish people can and do speak Dutch. “I feel that through this dictation competition I represent Poland,” said the girl.

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