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English pronunciation for speakers of Dutch

RESULT

Participants know which sounds (phonemes) are particularly difficult for speakers of Dutch. They will have reduced their Dutch accent and gained more credibility as a speaker of English

CONTENT

This course focuses only on those aspects of English pronunciation that are difficult for speakers of Dutch. Participants will be made aware of their personal pitfalls; each candidate will receive an individual set of exercises to learn to replace incorrect sounds with correct English sounds. Attention will also be placed to word stress.

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course consists of 6 sessions. Each session lasts one and a half hours. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours each week.

Course overview

  • Course code

    EPD

  • Programme is for

    PhD candidates and UT staff with Dutch as their native language who wish to reduce their Dutch accent.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below  

  • Time

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  • Location

    Vrijhof Building

  • Course fee

    UT-employees: €250
    Faculty departments pay an annual fee, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number.
    Service departments will be charged with the course price, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number. 
    Partners of UT-employees: €250
    Non-UT participants: €325 
    Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 8 and maximum 10 participants

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of English as a foreign Language

  • Course materials

    Provided by the UT Language Centre

  • Requirements

    The course is open to native speakers of Dutch. Please contact the UT Language Centre if your native tongue is another European language.

Further Information
TCP Language Centre
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053-489 2040
 tcp@utwente.nl
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English pronunciation for speakers of Dutch
May 2019
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