Dutch Language

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

This module will teach you Dutch up to a basic level. Therefore, it focuses on communication and not on grammar. You will be encouraged to use Dutch and will be helped to feel more at ease with the Dutch language. You learn the language through training sessions that focus 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 in everyday situations, like:

  • meeting someone and social talk at a party
  • asking information and getting information
  • sending an e-mail and making a call to ask for information
  • asking how to get somewhere by train
  • asking what time is it
  • where do you go and what have you done
  • talking about your hobby
  • reading an announcement for a concert

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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 to the cinema, shopping, asking for directions, sending a postcard, rules in public buildings/areas and what to say at a police station. 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 to the basic/intermediate level, with a focus on the correct use of vocabulary and grammar in small talk.

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