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Dutch language Level 1 (intensive)

Dutch language Level 1 (intensive)

Dutch language Level 1 (intensive)

This beginners’ course in Dutch offers you the opportunity to learn the Dutch language fast and well within two weeks. The course aim is to reach level A1-. During the course, you will cover the four skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. Our excellent teachers will also familiarise you with Dutch customs and manners. The following themes will be covered: getting to know each other, talking about relatives, daily life, inviting people, (grocery) shopping, and ordering in a bar or restaurant.

Dutch language level 1 is designed for beginners and gives you the opportunity to learn the basics of Dutch fast and well. This course covers the following activities:

  • speaking fluently
  • dialogues
  • pronunciation
  • grammar exercises

Target group
Beginners. No previous knowledge of Dutch required.

Course aims
Gain basic knowledge of the Dutch language and reach CEF-level A1-. After completing this course:

  • You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • You will be able to introduce yourself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live and people you know.
  • You can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Study load
Contact hours: 27
Homework: 23

Course materials
In this course we use the book De opmaat.

There will be no final test.

Participant commitment
Participants should attend 8 out of 9 sessions in order to receive a certificate.

Language of instruction

€ 490,- Course + course materials

No new editions scheduled (yet).
This training can be offered as a tailor made course. Contact us for more information.

Why choose Babel?

  • Excellent teachers
  • Clear and flexible contract
  • Over 30 years of experience
  • Competitive pricing
Summer Courses

Course materials

You can order books through this page.

What's my current level?

» Dutch placement test.
» English placement test.
» For other languages, Dialiang is a language diagnosis system developed by many European higher education institutions. It reports your level of skill against the Common European Framework (CEF) for language learning. You can download Dialang here.

Course venue

Courses of Babel take place at either the Nieuwegracht or the University College Utrecht campus. Select a start date to view the course location. Free parking is available.


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