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Introduction to Dutch

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21 days
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About

Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course. The Introduction to Dutch course is offered at University of Groningen by FutureLearn.

Overview

Are you planning to visit, or work or study in the Netherlands soon? This free Introduction to Dutch course from University of Groningen by FutureLearn is perfect if you have little or no prior knowledge of Dutch, but would like to master the fundamentals in order to survive life in the Low Countries.

Learn basic Dutch

The course will run over three weeks, helping you to:
  • introduce yourself and get to know other learners
  • talk about your family, friends, work, and study
  • and experience life in the Netherlands.

Speak, write and understand useful Dutch

During the course, you will learn Dutch phrases, greetings, vocabulary, numbers, spelling and grammar. Being able to understand the language will make everyday activities, such as shopping or going out to a restaurant, much more enjoyable.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • Reading and listening to dialogues about work, study, hobbies, eating, drinking, living, weather and the time
  • Understanding the grammar around the conjugation of verbs, word order,personal pronouns, adjectives, modal verbs and making questions
  • Writing and speaking assignments including introducing oneself and speaking about eating and living
  • Introduction to Dutch culture

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is aimed at people with no prior knowledge of the Dutch language, who have a strong interest in learning languages. 
  • It will give you a taste of language skills that will help you to survive in Dutch-speaking countries. The main focus will be on receptive skills like reading and listening. It will be taught in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • Extra Benefits if you upgrade: From $74

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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