Dutch beginners A1+ A2.1 (batch course)

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Nederlands - Language & Training Centre

What will you learn?

This course consists of twenty weekly sessions of 2,5 hours each. During this course you will learn the basics of the Dutch language, with emphasis on listening skills and oral communication skills in an everyday context. Topics that are covered include:

  • Introducing yourself and talking about your preferences
  • Ordering food, shopping
  • Reading time and calendar, and making an appointment
  • Giving directions, explaining what you have done

Technically you will learn:

  • Vocabulary and idiomatic expressions
  • Oral communication skills as well as reading and writing in Dutch;
  • Dutch culture and interpersonal skills

During the lessons you are requested to actively participate in conversation and oral tasks. You will also learn how to write short texts.

In order to fully benefit from the lessons, you are asked to learn vocabulary in advance and do homework every week. Please be aware that these are not passive lessons during which you simply listen to lectures, read texts and translate sentences.

By the end of the course, you will be able to communicate in common and everyday situations.

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Course information

Registration deadlineRegistration is closed
Duration20 weken

Support language

The support language of this course is English. However, Dutch is spoken as much as possible in the lessons.
Course fee
  • Rate 1: Students & employees: € 450,-
  • Rate 2: Others: € 650,-
  • Special rate*: € 300,-

Which rate is applicable to you? Read on. *Please note that you are only allowed to use this special rate once. 

My employer paysIf the course will be paid for by your employer and the payment needs be done via invoice, we ask you to contact us upfront via email to make the necessary arrangements. Explanation about the payment procedure for EUR staff can be found here.
Course materialThe course material is not included in the course fee. You will receive a confirmation letter with further details when the course starts.
GroupsOur groups are small: the minimum number of participants is 12, the maximum is 15 online and 16 for on campus groups. Please note that the LTC reserves the right to cancel this course if the required minimum number of participants is not reached. Whenever a course is canceled due to few registrations, you will be informed and your fee will be refunded.
Good to know
  • This course is available for participants with an academic background (hbo/university).
  • Course participants are expected to spend approximately three hours a week on course preparation and self-study.
  • Attendance is not compulsory, but advisable. Please note that the last class consists of an oral test and a listening test. To pass the course, you should be present on that particular day.
  • A final written exam is part of this course. Dyslectic students can get extra time to complete the written test. To arrange this, you need to contact the LTC via email. You will also have to send a copy of your official statement of special needs.
  • A certificate is awarded to participants who achieve a ‘pass’ for all four skills.
Terms & conditionsBy registering for this course you agree to our requirements and general terms and conditions. For questions, check out our FAQ pagina


Email address
010 4081997

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