24 August 2018
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Dutch Language for Beginners (A2) mid July
Are you looking for a course that gives you a firm grounding in the Dutch language? Do you want to be able to express yourself in a range of contexts? This beginners' course in Dutch delivers on both counts: it offers you the opportunity to learn the Dutch language fast and well. You will start at beginners’ level and aim to reach level A2. This course covers the four skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. During the course you will also become familiar with Dutch customs and manners.
Dutch is a Germanic language that is spoken by approximately 23 million people world-wide. Most of these live in the Netherlands and in Belgium, but Dutch is also spoken in Surinam and in the Netherlands Antilles.
You will start at beginners’ level and aim to reach level A2. This course combines the courses Dutch level 1, 2 and 3 and covers the four skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. During the course you will also become familiar with Dutch customs and manners.
Course activities include:
- speaking fluently
- grammar exercises
- letter writing
Marc Gebuis, MSc
Beginners. No previous knowledge of Dutch required.
Our Dutch courses are predominantly taught in Dutch; however, English will be used as a supporting language. A good command of English is therefore a prerequisite.
After completing this course (A2 level):
- You can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, local geography, employment).
- You will be able to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
- You can describe in simple terms aspects of your background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
- You have knowledge of the Dutch language at A2-level and will be able to enroll Dutch courses at B1-level.
Certificate of Attendance
Contact hours: 81
Hours of self study at the institute: 36
Total study load: 150 hours
EUR 1275: Course + course materials
EUR 2225: Course + course materials + housing
Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.Register for this course
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