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A1 Dutch, beginners basic level

Dutch A1, what does it mean? 

Level A1 is all about the basics. You will learn the alphabet, the numbers, how to tell time and basic vocabulary. You also learn basic grammar rules, including present tense, plural and adjectives.

What can I expect? 

you will learn about the Dutch language and culture by exploring various themes and subjects. The Beginners Basic course is challenging and fun at the same time: You will learn Dutch by playing various games, listening to stories and completing texts.

The Beginners Basic course consists of 13 lessons in the evening (7.15-9.30 PM) or in the morning (09.30- 11.45 AM).

Every week, there will be homework. The homework can be made partly in the workbook and partly online on the e-learning platform. Homework can cost you about 5 hours time. The total study load is 7,5 hours per week.

There is an exam at the end of the course. The exam has a spoken and a written component. You will receive an exam result, as well as a certificate of attendance, once you have attended 80% or more of the classes.

What will I be able to do at the end of the course? 

Once you have reached level A1, you will be able to manage yourself in basic conversations. You can understand and use familiar every expressions and very basic phrases. You can introduce yourself and answer questions about personal details, where you are from, where you live etc. You can order food at a restaurant, do grocery shopping, and join in at the lunch talks at your office.