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absolute beginners, 12 Saturday mornings, Sep.-Dec. 2018

Duration: 12 weeks

Days/Time: Saturday morning / 10.15 - 11.45 h.

Teacher(s): Mrs Maria van der Maarel

Start date: 22 September 2018

End date: 22 December 2018

Location: Sweelinckplein 9/11

Fee: €360, course book € 55

Absolute beginners course level 0 -> A1-

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12 week course with lessons once a week
12 Saturday mornings 10.15 - 11.45 h.
This course is meant for absolute beginners with no knowledge of Dutch
12 x 1.5 hour lessons + homework and self-study
Total of 18 hours
Starting date Saturday 22 September, final lesson Saturday 22 December
Lessons on September 22-29, October 6-13 (20 and 27 is a school holiday), November 3-10-17-24,
December 1-8-15-22
Number of students 4 - 10
Teachers: Mrs. Maria van der Maarel
Price for the course € 360 (based on minimum 4 students)
We will work with course book “Totaal 1”, which comes with free, downloadable audio materials.
Costs for the course book “Totaal” € 55
The teacher will bring the course books.

What to expect?
Course book “Totaal 1” chapters 1 - 6

  • How to introduce yourself, spell your name and address etc.
  • The Dutch alphabet, the numbers, currency amounts
  • The days, the months, the seasons, telling time
  • (Grocery) shopping, going to a restaurant
  • Verbs and word order, how to make sentences, how to pose questions
  • Articles, plural forms, opposites
  • Pronunciation
  • Conversation

To follow the beginners courses (levels 0 -> A1) it is necessary to understand English.

After having completed this absolute beginners course, it is possible to continue with the beginners+ course starting as from January 2019.

If courses have less than the minimum number of students, we can recommend alternatives.
At the end of the complete beginners course (level A1) you will receive the certificate "Dutch for Expats beginners course”.
For this course the “general conditions of the 10/12 week group courses on one of our teaching locations” is applicable.
For explanation about the different blocks see Dutch for Expats "beginners course”.

In order to reach a basic knowledge of speaking and understanding the Dutch language, it is advisable to attend lessons on a regular basis covering a minimum of about 45 hours of Dutch.

If you are unsure of which course to join, then ask us for a free intake interview.

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