Tag Archives: aiming for advanced level

Read in the target language – “kill two birds with one stone” = achieve two objectives through the same action.

In connection with my goal of achieving C1/advanced level Dutch certification, I decided to try reading my first ‘proper’ book in Dutch. By ‘proper’ I mean not adapted for non-native readers and not a children’s book! A friend had recently recommended “King Leopold’s Ghost” by Adam Hochschild and so I decided to “kill two birds …