Dutch Language Level 1 (A0 → A1-) mid July

Organizing institution
Babel Taleninstituut - Babel Language Institute
Course code
Course fee (excl. housing)
€ 460.00
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Would you like to be able to speak Dutch in shops and cafes? Do you enjoy having small conversations with Dutch people at a beginner’s level? Then this Dutch Language Level 1 course is just right for you. During this course, our trainers help you to use your Dutch actively, for example, making an appointment, ordering a drink or giving a suitable reaction. We also pay attention to Dutch customs and habits.The end level of the Dutch Language Level 1 is A1-.

Dutch is a Germanic language that is spoken by approximately 23 million people world-wide. Most of these live in the Netherlands and in Belgium, but Dutch is also spoken in Suriname and on the Dutch Antilles. Dutch language level 1 is designed for beginners and gives you the opportunity to learn the basics of Dutch fast and well.


This course covers the following activities:

  • talks
  • dialogues
  • pronunciation
  • grammar exercises

This course is suitable for beginners, there is no prior knowlegde of Dutch required. Our Dutch courses are predominantly taught in Dutch; however, English will be used as a supporting language. A good command of English is therefore a prerequisite.

Course director

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Course aim

Gain basic knowledge of the Dutch language and reach CEF-level A1-.

After completing this course:

  • You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases; 
  • You will be able to introduce yourself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live and people you know;
  • You can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Study load

Contact hours: 27 Hours of self study at the institute: 12 Homework: 11 Total study load: 50 hours.


€ 460.00
Course + course materials
Housing fee:
€ 350.00

Housing through: Utrecht Summer School.

More information

Babel Language Institute | Dutch courses Utrecht | T: +31 (0)30 227 0008 | E: info@babel.nl


Application deadline: 01 May 2020