Taalthuis uses its own lesson method and e-learning for the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Apart from that, Taalthuis offers an additional preparation course for beginners and an online grammar module for all students to practice their basic grammar knowledge for only € 29,50. The grammar module can be purchased with a grammar book for € 39,95. You can purchase the extra e-learning while registering or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When the courses start all students of the beginner and intermediate courses get access to the e-learning program at their own level. This program follows the lessons conducted by a teacher and offers online exercises, vocabulary and songs to listen to, and grammar to download. The answers to the exercise book are also to be found there. For the Beginner and Intermediate courses, Taalthuis uses its own lesson method. For the advanced levels, we use other lesson methods with e-learning.
As soon as students are officially registered for a beginner’s course they get access to the online platform. They can already listen to vocabulary and songs to get used to the sounds, they can study some basic grammar and do exercises.
Online Self-study Beginners course
Taalthuis offers an online self-study at Beginners Basic level. The course consists of 12 online lessons and is accompanied by a lesson book and a grammar book. You do the course at your own pace ~sign up, and you will keep access to the e-learning for 3 months. This is the only possibility to do self-study. After finishing this course, it’s possible to join a Beginners Plus or Intermediate course supported by a teacher.
There is also a self-study beginners basic course with an extra grammar module. The online grammar module contains the information from the grammar book combined with a lot of exercises to put the knowledge into practice. Because we’ve grouped all information and all exercises of our regular courses and added a lot of extra exercises, this module gives you a perfect overview of Dutch grammar.
You will receive a 2,5% discount code to sign up for these follow-up courses after registration.
Every lesson of the self-study course consists of:
You can find the grammar online and in the grammar book
All the vocabulary that is in the textbook is spoken in the lesson, and you can listen to it online
Online exercises and exercises in the textbook with online answers
There are songs to listen to and gaps in the lyrics to fill in
Online preparation course
Students of the beginner courses can choose to do an extra online preparation course. Because whether you will soon travel to the Netherlands or already are in the Netherlands waiting for a Dutch course to start, you want to be prepared!
The preparation course consists of 7 lessons and a test. Every lesson contains grammar to study, vocabulary and songs to listen to, and exercises to make. When you finish this Preparation course, for sure you want to learn more about the Dutch language and find out what life’s about in that beautiful green, flowery, sometimes cold and wet country!