This fully online course will allow you to learn flexibly, whenever and wherever you want, while still receiving a structured approach with a fixed duration and supervision from a teacher. This online course covers all skills, including speaking and writing.
In this beginners course participants will acquire a basic knowledge of Dutch, approximately CEF-level A1
Method used: Nederlands in gang (chapters 1-8)
- Dutch grammar and conventions
- Basic vocabulary
- Speaking about everyday situations
Online interaction: For some of the assignments, all students will have direct contact with the teacher. These meetings will be held at fixed times in weeks 2, 5 and 8 of the course and will last 30 minutes. Time differences will be taken into account while planning these meetings, so they will be spread over various days and times. In addition to these meetings, the teacher will be available via chat, e-mail or Skype during the course.
To practice speaking skills the participants will be given assignments that they can complete in pairs, in small groups or individually with SpeakApps and Skype.
You will also get feedback on three writing assignments.
Duration: 12 weeks (8 with supervision)
Time investment: 8-10 hours each week.
Open entry. Staff and PhD-candidates who already know some Dutch are advised to contact the UT Dutch language coordinator for an intake.
The sign up for the language courses for the academic year 2019/2020 is possible from the 15th of June. During the summer we offer the Dutch A1- summer intensive Dutch course from 12-20 August.