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absolute beginners, 5 days intensive 25 Feb. - 1 March 2019

Duration: 5 mornings

Days/Time: Mon-Tue-Wed-Thu-Fri 09.30 - 12.00 h. / 09.30-12.00 h.

Teacher(s): Mrs Maria van der Maarel

Start date: 25 February 2019

End date: 01 March 2019

Location: Sweelinckplein 9/11

Fee: €225, course book € 55

Absolute beginners course, level 0 -> A1-

Intensive 5 day course 09.30 - 12.00 h.
This course is meant for absolute beginners with no knowledge of Dutch
5 x 2.5 hour lessons, homework and self-study
Total of 12.5 hours
Starting date Monday 25 February – final lesson Friday 1 March
Lessons on 25-26-27-28 February and 1 March
Number of students 4 - 10
Teacher: Mrs. Maria van der Maarel
Price for the course € 225 (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” incl. CD-Rom € 55
The teacher will bring the course books.

What to expect?
Course book “Totaal 1” chapters 1 - 4/5

  • 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 a regular 10 or 12 week course starting in March 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 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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