Dutch Beginners 1+2

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January, April, October
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Final test
written test, oral test
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Course information

The course Dutch Beginners 1+2 is for anyone who does not speak any Dutch yet and wants to learn in a short time. During this course, we will get your Dutch language skills to level A2 in ten weeks.

That level means you will, for example, be able to have a short telephone conversation in Dutch, introduce yourself and your family, and understand menus, brochures and recipes. As well as speaking and reading, Dutch Beginners 1+2 also covers writing skills, including the composition of personal letters and short reviews.

On completion of this course, you will be able to actively use about 800 to 1,000 words and have passive knowledge of around 2,000 words. You will also be able to apply the basic rules of Dutch grammar, including the present and past tenses, separable verbs and pronouns.

Two other options are offered: either an intensive daytime course lasting four weeks, or a less intensive course taking place in the evening. In the latter case, the course is split up into Dutch Beginners 1 and Dutch Beginners 2.

If you successfully complete this course, you will receive a certificate showing the level you have attained and you will be able to continue to Dutch Intermediate 1.

Course material

Nederlands in gang , € 40 (edition 3)

The course material is not included in the course price. If you buy the books via UvA Talen, you will receive them from the teacher during the first lesson.

Schedule and registration

Day(s) Start End Time Hours Price
Tuesdays & Thursdays 09 Jul 2019 12 Sep 2019 19:00 - 21:30 50 725 Enrol NOW!
Tuesdays & Thursdays 01 Oct 2019 05 Dec 2019 19:00 - 21:30 50 725 Enrol NOW!