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absolute beginners, 12 Thursday mornings February - May 2020 at the American School of The Hague (ASH), location Wassenaar

Duration: 12 weeks, lessons once a week

Days/Time: Thursday mornings / 10.00 - 12.00

Teacher(s): Mrs. Cynthia Mulder

Start date: 13 February 2020

End date: 14 May 2020

Location: American School of The Hague, location Wassenaar

Fee: €295, course book € 55

Absolute beginners course, level 0 -> A1-

Registration open now
12 week course on Thursday mornings 09.30 - 11.30 h.
This course is meant for absolute beginners with no knowledge of Dutch
12 x 2 hour lessons, homework and self-study
Total of 24 hours
Starting date Thursday 13 February – final lesson Thursday 14 May
Lessons on February 13-20, March 5-12-19-26, April 2-9-23-30, May 7-14
Teacher: Mrs. Cynthia Mulder
Price for the course € 295 (based on minimum 6 students)
Sign up on the ASH website www.ash.nl under "Life at ASH" / "Adult Education" or at Dutch for Expats by email.
We will work with course book “Totaal 1”, which comes with free, downloadable audio materials.
Costs for the course book “Totaal” incl. CD-Rom € 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
  • 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 which will be offered as an intensive summer course or as a 12 week course starting in September 2020 at the American School location Wassenaar and/or in The Hague Sweelinckplein 9/11.

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 intensive 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.
You can contact us for an appointment.

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