Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dutch for Reading

online course
when 13 July 2020 - 31 July 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 690

Dutch for Reading is an online course designed for those whom are interested in reading Dutch texts. In this course we will focus on Dutch grammar and (personalized) vocabulary. The book being used, focusses - amongst other themes - on (art) history, social policies and (post)colonial Netherlands. Participants will work with self-chosen reading material in small workgroups on individual specialisms.

Target group

Dutch for Reading is designed for graduate students preparing for departmental reading/translation exams and/or need to read Dutch for their research. The course does not require any previous knowledge of Dutch.

Course aim

Students will acquire basic reading vocabulary and understanding of Dutch grammar through analytical discussion, grammar exercises, and extensive reading of selected texts. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to read Dutch texts of at least medium difficulty, understand their main ideas and translate them with the help of a dictionary.

Fee info

EUR 690: excl books