Dutch Language

You can apply for this elective through the Learning Agreement of your chosen minor

The Dutch Language modules will teach you Dutch up to a basic / intermediate level. Therefore, it focuses on communication and some grammar. You will be encouraged to use Dutch and get support to feel more at ease with the Dutch language. You learn the language through training sessions and guided self-study focusing on communication in everyday life.

Dutch Language I: Introduction (3 ECTS)

This module covers a range of topics in which Dutch language skills will be learned and practised for use in everyday situations, e.g. meeting someone, talking about the languages you speak, small talk and dinner conversation, asking for information, shopping at the market, asking for directions, what time is it etc. The grammar you learn serves to help you structure the sentences, as well as providing you with some basic knowledge about the language. The learning outcomes of this module are to increase your active and receptive Dutch language skills up to basic level, with a focus on communicative skills in small talk, the correct use of vocabulary and grammar in sentences, as well as provinding you with more knowledge about the language.

• Entry Requirements: none
• Assessment: assignments and written test
• ECTS: 3
• Level: Bachelor
• Scheduled: semester 1 / semester 2

Dutch Language II: Intermediate (3 ECTS)

This module covers a range of topics in which Dutch language skills will be learned and practised in everyday situations, e.g. going out, shopping, phone calls, asking for directions, sightseeing. Moreover, various aspects of Dutch grammar will be discussed, including tenses, word order, compound sentences and the use of comparatives and superlatives. The learning outcomes of this module are to increase your active and receptive Dutch language skills up to intermediate level, with a focus on communicative skills in small talk, the correct use of vocabulary and grammar in sentences, as well as providing you with more knowledge about the language.

• Entry Requirements: Dutch Language Introduction
• Assessment: assignments and written test
• ECTS: 3
• Level: Bachelor
• Scheduled: semester 1 / semester 2