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Introduction to Dutch - online course

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About 23 million people in the world speak Dutch. If you are working or studying in the Netherlands and if you have little or no prior knowledge of Dutch, but would like to master the fundamentals in order to survive life in the Low Countries, we have some good news! 

You can now join an online course to learn basic Dutch.  The course will run over three weeks, helping you to:

- introduce yourself and get to know other learners
- talk about your family, friends, work and study
- and experience life in the Netherlands.

Speak, write and understand useful Dutch

During the course, you will learn Dutch phrases, greetings, vocabulary, numbers, spelling and grammar. 

By the end of the course, you will be able to recognise familiar words and phrases about yourself and your family. You will be taught to use simple sentences to describe where you live and the people you know.

Finally, you will be able to write short texts such as an email or fill in forms with personal details. The main focus will be on receptive skills such as reading and listening.

Learn with the University of Groningen Language Centre

The course will be taught in English by lecturers of Dutch and English from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

The best part of this course is that it is free! 

More information

For more information or to register, click here

Source: Future Learn

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