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In the beginner courses you will build the foundations for ​speaking, listening, reading and writing in Dutch.

 After completing the beginner courses, you will be at level A1 of the CEFR, which means you can have Dutch conversations in basic everyday situations.


The beginner level consists of three courses: Beginner 1, 2 and 3.

Each course consists of 8 in-person lessons of 2 hours.

Exact lesson dates are decided together to make sure you can join all of them.

Beginner course - in-person

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  • Beginner 1
    In this course you will learn all the basic grammar: the letter sounds, numbers, sentence structures, present tense of basic regular and irregular verbs, pronouns, and telling time.


    At the end of the course, you can have a conversation where you greet someone, introduce yourself, introduce someone else, make an appointment, and say goodbye.


    You don't need any prior knowledge of the Dutch language.


    Beginner 2
    This course is all about food! You will build onto the foundations of level 1 by expanding your vocabulary and conjugating regular and irregular verbs. You will also learn the plurals, adjectives, comparatives and superlatives, different sentence structures with conjunctions, and the imperative.


    At the end of this course, you can order in a restaurant, go shopping at a market, supermarket and clothing store, instruct someone to cook a dish, and talk about your day. 



    Beginner 3
    In this course you will learn to structure your story with advanced sentence structures, use different pronouns, learn the present perfect (perfectum), possessive and object pronouns, and differentiate between future and present tense.


    ​​At the end of this course, you can talk about your day, ask and give directions, go to a family party, go to the municipality, and go to the doctor. You will also have reached level A1 of the CEFR and can do the "inburgeringsexamen". 

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