Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners)

Level: Beginner (0/A2)

This course covers the four skills listening, reading, writing and speaking. In addition, we will look at the basics of Dutch grammar and Dutch vocabulary.

Classroom course

€455,00

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Starting from 7 September 2021

+ 1 more dates

Virtual classroom

€ 455,00

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Starting from 7 September 2021

About the course

The following themes will be used:

  • getting to know each other
  • on the road / going out
  • making a date
  • relatives
  • parties
  • going shopping
  • living accommodation,
  • work / leisure time
  • visiting the doctor
  • asking for information

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Learning goals

This Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners) course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level A2 in a short period of time.

Participants can understand the most important aspects of clear standard texts on subjects that they frequently come across at work, at school or during their leisure time. They can deal with most situations that can arise while travelling in areas where Dutch is spoken. They can produce simple texts on subjects that are familiar or that are of interest to them. They can describe experiences and occurrences, dreams, expectations and ambitions, and they can briefly explain their opinions and intentions.

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Method

Different competences will be discussed during the classes. Assignments will be made in class, in groups, pairs or individually. More information about the course programme, homework and suggestions for additional online exercises will be published on the electronic learning environment.

In this course we use the book De opmaat. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.

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Time Investment

This Dutch for German Speakers (Beginners) course consists of 17 sessions of 1,75 hours or 19 sessions of 1,5 hours. The advised self-study load is 30 hours.

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Practical

  • The language of instruction is Dutch.
  • In this course we use the book De opmaat. You can order all books required for the course on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your books to the first session.
  • Participants should attend at least 80% of the meetings. Please note that this is a fast course, especially suitable for German speakers. There will be no final test.
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 15% discount. Please register with your UU email address. Your registration will then be processed automatically.

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Schedule

  • Starting date: 7 September 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday7 September 202120:0021:45
    Thursday9 September 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday14 September 202120:0021:45
    Thursday16 September 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday21 September 202120:0021:45
    Thursday23 September 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday28 September 202120:0021:45
    Thursday30 September 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday5 October 202120:0021:45
    Thursday7 October 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday12 October 202120:0021:45
    Thursday14 October 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday19 October 202120:0021:45
    Thursday21 October 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday26 October 202120:0021:45
    Thursday28 October 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday2 November 202120:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 7 September 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Tuesday7 September 202120:0021:45
    Thursday9 September 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday14 September 202120:0021:45
    Thursday16 September 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday21 September 202120:0021:45
    Thursday23 September 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday28 September 202120:0021:45
    Thursday30 September 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday5 October 202120:0021:45
    Thursday7 October 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday12 October 202120:0021:45
    Thursday14 October 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday19 October 202120:0021:45
    Thursday21 October 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday26 October 202120:0021:45
    Thursday28 October 202120:0021:45
    Tuesday2 November 202120:0021:45

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  • Starting date: 15 November 2021 (Utrecht)
    DayDateStartEnd
    Monday15 November 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday17 November 202120:0021:45
    Monday22 November 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday24 November 202120:0021:45
    Monday29 November 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday1 December 202120:0021:45
    Monday6 December 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday8 December 202120:0021:45
    Monday13 December 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday15 December 202120:0021:45
    Monday20 December 202120:0021:45
    Wednesday22 December 202120:0021:45
    Monday3 January 202220:0021:45
    Wednesday5 January 202220:0021:45
    Monday10 January 202220:0021:45
    Wednesday12 January 202220:0021:45
    Monday17 January 202220:0021:45

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