Utrecht, Netherlands

Beginners Dutch Track 1+2 (A0 -> A1+)

when 29 July 2024 - 22 August 2024
language English
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 1080

In a small class of up to 18 students and under the guidance of a qualified trainer you will learn to communicate in Dutch at an elementary level. By the end of the course you’ll be able to introduce yourself, make an appointment or order a drink, and you’ll be acquainted with typical Dutch customs and habits.

In a pleasant and supportive environment you’ll make your first steps in learning the Dutch language.This course will help you:

build elementary vocabulary.
learn basic grammar (present tense, pronouns, phrase structure, negation, plural, modal verbs, adjectives).
develop your speaking skills (pronunciation, responding, conversations).
develop your writing skills (spelling, emails, simple texts).
improve your comprehension of spoken Dutch.
improve your comprehension of written Dutch.
In a pleasant and supportive learning environment, using a wide variety of interactive exercises, we’ll work on your Dutch language skills, grammar and vocabulary. You’ll make your first sentences using the past tense and learn more about travel and leisure in the Netherlands.

The Babel institute is situated in a monumental building in the centre of Utrecht. We encourage you to explore this beautiful part of the Netherlands in your free time and practise your newly acquired skills with Dutch locals.

Registration information: registration closes 4 weeks before the start of the course. You can apply via this website. You don’t have to do a placement test, as it is a beginners course.

Course leader

Maud Beersmans

Target group

This course is suitable for learners with no prior knowledge of Dutch. This course will predominantly be taught in Dutch, with English as a supporting language. A good command of English is therefore required.

Course aim

This course aims to improve your Dutch language skills up to CEFR level A1+. At the end of the course you are able to:

understand and use commonly used expressions and basic phrases.

request and exchange information for simple and routine matters.

have simple conversations, provided the other person talks slowly and clearly.

Fee info

EUR 1080: Price €1080.00
Fee covers Course + course materials
Housing fee: €850
Housing provider: Utrecht Summer School