Dutch level 1 for TIAS students

Do you want to learn Dutch? Then you’ve come to the right place. This beginner course Dutch covers the four skills listening, reading, writing and speaking.

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.

Dutch beginners course

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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.


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.

Time Investment

This Dutch level 1 course consists of 9 sessions of 1 hour 45 minutes at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 2 to 3 hours a week.


The language of instruction is English.

We are offering a special 10% discount for TIAS students! The price of the course is now only € 153.

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

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