Dutch level 1

Level: Beginner (0/A2)

This beginner course covers the four skills listening, reading, writing and speaking.

Make use of our flexible booking policy for classroom-based courses. With our flexible booking policy, you can cancel or reschedule your enrolment for on-site courses that start in September, without any additional costs.

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Starting from 10 September 2020

+ 1 more dates

Virtual classroom

€ 165,00

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Starting from 8 September 2020

+ 3 more dates

About the Dutch level 1 course

Learn dutch

In addition, we will look at the basics of Dutch grammar and Dutch vocabulary. The following themes will be used: getting to know each other, relatives, daily life.

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Learning goals

This Dutch level 1 course is aimed to those who wish to achieve level A1- in a short period of time.

At the end of this course, participants can communicate in simple and every-day situations.

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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 level 1 course consists of 9 sessions at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 2 to 3 hours a week.

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  • The language of instruction is English.
  • 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 8 out of 9 sessions in order to receive a certificate.
  • 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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  • Starting date: 8 September 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    Tuesday8 September 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday15 September 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday22 September 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday29 September 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday6 October 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday13 October 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday20 October 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday27 October 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday3 November 202020:1521:45

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  • Starting date: 9 September 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    Wednesday9 September 202020:1521:45
    Wednesday16 September 202020:1521:45
    Wednesday23 September 202020:1521:45
    Wednesday30 September 202020:1521:45
    Wednesday7 October 202020:1521:45
    Wednesday14 October 202020:1521:45
    Wednesday21 October 202020:1521:45
    Wednesday28 October 202020:1521:45
    Wednesday4 November 202020:1521:45

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  • Starting date: 10 September 2020 (Utrecht)
    Thursday10 September 202019:0020:30
    Thursday17 September 202019:0020:30
    Thursday24 September 202019:0020:30
    Thursday1 October 202019:0020:30
    Thursday8 October 202019:0020:30
    Thursday15 October 202019:0020:30
    Thursday22 October 202019:0020:30
    Thursday29 October 202019:0020:30
    Thursday5 November 202019:0020:30

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  • Starting date: 17 November 2020 (Virtual Classroom)
    Tuesday17 November 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday24 November 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday1 December 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday8 December 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday15 December 202020:1521:45
    Tuesday5 January 202120:1521:45
    Tuesday12 January 202120:1521:45
    Tuesday19 January 202120:1521:45
    Tuesday26 January 202120:1521:45

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  • Starting date: 18 November 2020 (Utrecht)
    Wednesday18 November 202020:4522:15
    Wednesday25 November 202020:4522:15
    Wednesday2 December 202020:4522:15
    Wednesday9 December 202020:4522:15
    Wednesday16 December 202020:4522:15
    Wednesday6 January 202120:4522:15
    Wednesday13 January 202120:4522:15
    Wednesday20 January 202120:4522:15
    Wednesday27 January 202120:4522:15

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  • Starting date: 10 February 2021 (Virtual Classroom)
    Wednesday10 February 202118:3020:00
    Wednesday17 February 202118:3020:00
    Wednesday24 February 202118:3020:00
    Wednesday3 March 202118:3020:00
    Wednesday10 March 202118:3020:00
    Wednesday17 March 202118:3020:00
    Wednesday24 March 202118:3020:00
    Wednesday31 March 202118:3020:00
    Wednesday7 April 202118:3020:00

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